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 […]
At SASpine customizing treatment options to the individual is an important part of managing spinal problems. The wide variety of spinal disorders means that treatment options vary too. In fact, two people with the same spine condition may be managed differently because of differences in severity of symptoms and other medical factors that are unique […]
Surgical assistants are vital members of an operating room team and Dustin always manages to go above and beyond with a variety of tasks before, during, and after surgery. He also has a very active role during surgery such as maintaining a sterile environment, suturing patients, implanting devices, helping to stop bleeding, and much more. […]
#Testimonial — Whether sudden onset or over time, living with back pain and limited mobility is never acceptable… or something that just comes with age. It is absolutely amazing the level of life that the care of SASpine can return to you, after many years of that weighted down feeling that kept you from doing what […]
We just passed 3,000 SASpine followers! Thank you so much for your continuous support! 💓👏
Patient care is of the utmost importance to Dr. Steven Cyr, Chief Medical Officer of SASpine. “With every patient, our goal is to not only provide the highest quality of care, but also to deliver it with sincerity and compassion.” ~Dr Cyr
SASpine update from our CEO & Founder, Leann Cyr: To say that 2018 was rough would be an understatement. We had difficulties that I never thought were possible, although all companies go through times of trials and tribulations, this I do understand. As is the life of many business owners and those born with that #entrepreneurial spirit. The […]
“UPDATE! My cervical bones are fusing well! I should be up and running again in the next few weeks with the blessing of Jesus! I was extremely lucky to have one of the best and most talented orthopedic surgeons in the country and probably in the world…Dr Steven Cyr! His credentials are over the top, […]
#Scoliosis and fractures at two levels of the spinal arch creating instability and nerve compression. The screws and rods placed from the back align and stabilize the spine to ensure bony healing. #ScoliosisAwarenessMonth For more follow us on:IG: instagram.com/surgical.associates.in.spineYT: youtube.com/SASpine
SASpine in San Antonio, Texas, has once again been recognized as the best facility in Texas for 2019 by RateMDs.
Dr Cyr featured in the latest issue of MD Monthly for his “What is Revision Spine Surgery?” article… [read more] here – mdmonthly.com/revision-spine-surgery/
“Dr Cyr just wanted to update you on our son. You fixed the mess another doctor did on his lower spine. And for that we would like to tell you how blessed we are that you came into our lives. You gave my son his life back! Look at him now, he will be graduating […]
From shattered spine to American Ninja Warrior! “Thanks to Dr. Steven Cyr and SASpine for giving me my life back and so much more. Words can’t describe how thankful I am for this life I have now.” ~Bryce Trois [Watch] Bryce’s inspiring journey right here!
Patients that suffer from chronic or intractable nerve pain in the arms or legs, and who have been unresponsive to nonsurgical treatments may be considered candidates for minimally invasive spine surgery. Minimally invasive spine surgery combines technological advances with state-of-the-art practices that reduce both the size of the incision as well as the hospital stay. […]
To realign the spine, remove pressure from the nerves, and stabilize this patient’s spine, Dr. Cyr performed a posterior cervical fusion and laminectomy followed by screw and rod fixation to stabilize the spine. The reddish bone is the bony arch removed from the spine to allow the nerves and spinal cord room to function. For […]
My name is David Peoples and I will be 55 years old this September. I’ve participated in many exciting, but brutal sports, including bull riding through high school and college, full contact martial arts and extreme snow skiing. Over a number of years, I sustained numerous and often severe blows to my head and neck […]