Is spine fellowship training important? “My belief is that spine surgery is one of those fields that really requires fellowship training to optimize the chance of success. The additional specialty training equips a surgeon with knowledge to do more complicated surgeries and even simple surgeries, with better outcomes.” ~Dr Steven Cyr, Mayo Clinic Spine Fellowship-trained […]
As we age, our body naturally changes its shape causing us to be pitched forward. You can, however, delay this process with proper attention to posture and body mechanics, weight control, and improving core strength. There are many forms of exercise to improve core strength. Pilates and Yoga are two of the more popular ones […]
At SASpine, our uniquely trained team of medical professionals have experience in treating all symptoms and conditions of the spine, from the cervical spine to the sacrum. “It’s a team approach and that’s what I believe separates our clinic from the rest.” ~Dr Steven Cyr, Chief Medical Officer If you suffer from neck or back […]
One form of conservative treatment we offer for a pinched nerve is an epidural steroid injection. An epidural steroid injection is an advanced interventional procedure used to relieve neck, arm, back, and leg pain caused by a pinched nerve or nerves. Call us today for a consultation.
A message from SASpine’s CEO & Founder, LeAnn Cyr: Everyone asks me exactly what SASpine (Surgical Associates in Spine) does. It’s not a traditional medical practice as most people think, but, rather, it manages medical practices…🔹🔹SASpine (Surgical Associates in Spine) operates as a turn-key medical practice management organization that focuses on helping Spine Specialists manage […]
Dr. Cyr has once again been recognized as “Spine Surgeon Leader to Know”, by Becker’s Spine Review. Becker’s Spine Review is the leading publication covering the world of Spine Surgery in the United States.
5 Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery: ▪Less Risk▪Minimal Scarring▪Less Pain▪Shorter Healing Time▪Less Surgical Time If you are experiencing pain and considering surgery, don’t hesitate to contact us.
“Every patient presents a unique set of goals and challenges. I spend time getting to know each patient’s specific symptoms and medical history, looking at the whole picture to ensure nothing is missed. During a clinical visit, my goal is to listen to and educate patients, empowering them to make an informed decision about their […]
“March 19th and April 2nd I underwent a 9 level 360 spinal fusion. The pain I had before surgery is gone and now it’s just a lot of muscular pain that will fade and I will start working on when I can go to physical therapy. I have an appointment Monday and if all looks […]
Do the screws and rods come out after you’re healed (fused)? Or are you stuck with them for the rest of your life? Typically the screws stay in. There’s no reason to go through another surgery unless there’s a deep infection near the screws, they become painful, or the surgery has to be revised or […]