“he was the only one who conducted various tests to determine the real…”
What is a herniated disk and what causes it? The bones of your spine, called vertebrae, are separated by rubbery disks. If one of them tears, you have a “ruptured” disk. When the jelly-like substance inside leaks and pushes on a nearby nerve, it’s called a “herniated” disk. It’s often hard to know exactly what […]
[READ] MD Monthly spotlights SASpine’s Dr. Raj Kakarlapudi! “I’m excited to bring new techniques with the training I’ve had with laser spine surgery and minimally invasive surgery to San Antonio and the…” read more right here!
“We are so very grateful to have an amazing Practice Administer, Elizabeth Knight, that manages the day to day operations like a superstar, including supporting our contracted doctors, and leading our mid-level providers and amazing staff.” ~LeAnn Cyr, CEO & Founder of SASpine Thank you Liz for all your hard work and dedication!
What should I expect the day of my surgical procedure? In general, this is what happens the day of your surgery: •You will change into a hospital gown and a preoperative nurse may perform a brief exam. •You will meet with the surgical team. An anesthesiologist will discuss your medical history and explain the anesthesia […]
Happy patients are the heart of #SASpine!
Our CMO, Steven J. Cyr, M.D., is a spine surgeon who has gained a reputation for surgical excellence in Texas, throughout the nation, and abroad. “When I was very young, my father was a physician assistant. I remember talking to him about his job and the joy it brought him to help others. As a […]
When should I seek medical attention for my back pain? While most acute back pain goes away, sometimes it’s due to a serious condition. In these cases, you should seek medical attention. Signs or symptoms associated with the sudden onset of back pain that indicate something serious might be going on include: •Fever •Inability to […]
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