Vertiflex- Dr. Ajakwe

Vertiflex- Dr. Ajakwe

The Vertiflex Procedure is a minimally invasive treatment option for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. The procedure uses a small, titanium alloy spacer which serves as an extension blocker designed to relieve pressure on the affected nerves, which helps minimize the effects of spinal degeneration while fully preserving the

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Kyphoplasty- Dr. Saifullah

Kyphoplasty- Dr. Saifullah

Dr. Saifullah using #MeritMX system: The beauty and simplicity of doing the case unipedicular was more efficient and flawlessly executed by him. The ability of getting to the contra-lateral side from one side is all in the #PowerCurve. Great job Dr. Saifullah!

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Vertiflex- Dr. Saifullah

Vertiflex- Dr. Saifullah

Dr. Saifullah performed the Vertiflex Procedure on a patient suffering from neurogenic claudication, secondary to a diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis. This patient had difficulty walking and standing for long periods of time without feeling burning and weakness radiating down the legs. The Vertiflex procedure provides patients

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Radiofrequency Lumbar Ablation for Chronic Back Pain

Radiofrequency Lumbar Ablation for Chronic Back Pain

A radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that destroys the nerve fibers carrying pain signals to the brain. It can provide lasting relief for people with chronic pain, especially in the lower back, neck and arthritic joints. Dr. Raymond Tatevossian of Comprehensive Spine & Pain Physicians performed a radiofrequency lumbar ablation

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No-Incision Stimwave Implant: Reginald Ajakwe, MD

No-Incision Stimwave Implant: Reginald Ajakwe, MD

Dr. Reginald Ajakwe of Comprehensive Spine & Pain Physicians performed a “no incision” full percutaneous dual lead SCS permanent implant with the Stimwave Freedom neurostimulator.  A 66-year-old female patient with chronic back and hip pain for the previous ten years came to Dr. Ajakwe looking for help. 

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