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  • Epidural Corticosteroid Injections

    Epidural Corticosteroid Injections (Epidural steroid injections) Procedure overview In the simplest of terms, an epidural corticosteroid injection is a way to deliver pain medication quickly inside t...

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy

    Bone Marrow Biopsy (Biopsy-Bone Marrow, Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy) Procedure overview What is a bone marrow biopsy? In the center of most large bones there is a soft tissue (called bone marro...

  • Laminectomy

    Laminectomy (Lumbar Laminectomy, Cervical Laminectomy, Decompressive Laminectomy, Back Surgery, Disk Surgery) Procedure overview Click Image to Enlarge What is a laminectomy? Back pain that interfere...

  • Carpal Tunnel Release

    Carpal Tunnel Release (Carpal Tunnel Surgery) Procedure overview Carpal tunnel release is a surgery that’s used to treat and potentially heal the painful condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome. Do...

  • Arthroplasty

    Arthroplasty (Hip Arthroplasty, Joint Arthroplasty, Knee Arthroplasty, Shoulder Arthroplasty, Finger Arthroplasty, Joint Replacement Surgery) Procedure overview What is arthroplasty? Arthroplasty is ...

  • Arthroscopy

    Arthroscopy (Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroscopic Examination, Joint Endoscopy, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Fiberoptic Joint Examination) Procedure overview What is arthroscopy? Arthroscopy...

  • Knee Replacement Surgery Procedure

    Knee Replacement Surgery Procedure (Total Knee Arthroplasty, Knee Arthroplasty, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Replacement) Procedure overview What is a knee replacement surgery? Knee replacement, also...

  • Kyphoplasty

    Kyphoplasty (Balloon Vertebroplasty) Procedure overview Kyphoplasty is often discussed along with another procedure called vertebroplasty . These are used to treat fractures in the bones of the spine...

  • Vertebroplasty

    Vertebroplasty (Percutaneous Vertebroplasty) Procedure overview Vertebroplasty is a procedure in which a special medical-grade cement mixture is injected into a fractured vertebra. The vertebrae are ...

  • X-rays of the Spine, Neck, or Back

    X-rays of the Spine, Neck, or Back (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacral, or Coccygeal X-ray Studies) Procedure overview What are X-rays of the spine, neck, or back? X-rays use invisible electromagneti...

  • Bone Biopsy

    Bone Biopsy (Biopsy-Bone, Bone Lesion Biopsy) Procedure overview What is a bone biopsy? A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope. A...

  • Bunion Surgery

    Bunion Surgery (Hallux Valgus Repair, Bunionectomy) Procedure overview What is a bunion? A bunion (hallux valgus) is an enlargement of the bone or tissue around a joint at the base of the big toe or ...

  • Muscle Biopsy

    Muscle Biopsy (Biopsy-Muscle) Procedure overview A muscle biopsy is a procedure used to diagnose diseases involving muscle tissue. Tissue and cells from a specific muscle are removed and viewed micro...

  • Rotator Cuff Repair

    Rotator Cuff Repair (Rotator Cuff Surgery, Shoulder Surgery) Procedure Overview What is rotator cuff repair? The rotator cuff consists of muscles and tendons that hold the shoulder in place. It is on...

  • Myelogram

    Myelogram (Myelography) Procedure overview What is a myelogram? A myelogram, also known as myelography, is a diagnostic imaging procedure performed by a radiologist. It combines the use of a contrast...

  • Bone Densitometry

    Bone Densitometry (Bone Mineral Density [BMD] Test, Bone Density Test, Bone Mineral Content, Bone Absorptiometry) Procedure overview What is bone densitometry? Bone densitometry is used to measure th...

  • Knee Ligament Repair

    Knee Ligament Repair (ACL Repair, ACL Reconstruction, PCL Repair, PCL Reconstruction, MCL Repair, MCL Reconstruction, LCL Repair, LCL Reconstruction) Procedure overview What is knee ligament repair? ...

  • Sympathetic Nerve Blocks for Pain

    Sympathetic Nerve Blocks for Pain A sympathetic nerve block can be an effective method for controlling chronic pain. This therapy targets the sympathetic nervous system, a series of nerves that sprea...

  • X-rays of the Extremities

    X-rays of the Extremities (X-ray of the Arm, Leg, Hand, Wrist, Foot, Ankle, Shoulder, Knee, or Hip) Procedure overview What are X-rays of the extremities? X-rays use invisible electromagnetic energy ...

  • Bone Scan

    Bone Scan (Bone Scintigraphy) Procedure overview What is a bone scan? A bone scan is a specialized radiology procedure used to examine the various bones of the skeleton to identify areas of physical ...

  • Arthrography

    Arthrography (Joint X-ray, Arthrogram) Procedure overview What is arthrography? Arthrography is a type of X-ray used to examine a joint, such as the knee or hip, when standard X-rays are not adequate...

  • Fluoroscopy Procedure

    Fluoroscopy Procedure Procedure overview Fluoroscopy is a study of moving body structures--similar to an X-ray "movie." A continuous X-ray beam is passed through the body part being examined. The bea...

  • Amputation Procedure

    Amputation Procedure (Surgical Removal of an Extremity or Limb) Procedure overview What is amputation? Amputation is a surgical procedure that involves removal of an extremity or limb (leg or arm) or...

  • Hip Replacement Surgery

    Hip Replacement Surgery (Total Hip Arthroplasty, Hip Arthroplasty, Total Hip Replacement, Hip Replacement) Procedure overview What is a hip replacement surgery? Hip replacement, also called total hip...

  • Joint Aspiration

    Joint Aspiration (Joint Injection and Aspiration, Joint Aspiration and Analysis, Arthrocentesis) Procedure overview What is joint aspiration? Joint aspiration refers to removing fluid from the space ...