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Multifidus Atrophy

Multifidus atrophy is seen at varying degrees in almost all people that complain of low back pain. It is most common in women and...

What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral Neuropathy results from damaged peripheral nerves. Taking the root words of “neuropathy,” we get “neur” and “opathy.” “Neur” refers to the neurons, while...

What are Platelet Rich Plasma Injections?

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections are one of the most minimally invasive techniques in interventional pain management. PRP is used in many aspects of...

What is an Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injection?

IESI (interlaminar epidural steroid injection) is a minimally invasive outpatient procedure used to help decrease inflammation and irritation of the nerve root or herniated...

Trigger Point Injections

What is a Trigger Point Injection? TPI (Trigger Point Injections) are often used as minimally-invasive treatment options for pain. What Do TPI’s Target?  They...

Vertebral Compression Fracture

What is a Vertebral Compression Fracture? Vertebral compression fractures are extremely common, occurring about 1.5 million times each year in the United States. The...

What Is Sciatica Nerve Pain?

Do you feel pain in your lower back and buttocks that sometimes radiates down your leg and into your foot? Is this pain achy,...

What is Tech Neck?

Have you ever felt stiffness or pain in your neck? Do you sit at a computer or scroll through your phone often? Chances are,...

Ultrasonic Spine Surgery: Changing the Way Cervical Stenosis is Treated

If you have been diagnosed with cervical stenosis and have been told that you needed, or may need neck surgery, you need to pay attention to this. Ultrasonic...

Facebook LIVE: What is Cervical Stenosis?

To watch our Facebook Live, click here: Cervical Stenosis Facebook Live Dr. Giuffrida: We’re back for another Thursday talk with Dr. Jeff Cantor and myself. And,...

Proven Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Relief with Superion Treatments

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is a painful and restrictive degenerative condition affecting the lower spinal nerves in patients over the age of 50. As a...

Ways to Manage Chronic Back Pain

Over 15% of the American population experience some sort of chronic pain. Pain is your body’s reaction to an injury or illness, and as...

Spinal Fracture Treatment

Osteoporosis is the most widespread degenerative disease in the developed world causing more than 700,000 spinal fractures in the United State every year. A...

The Intracept Procedure

Anthony Giuffrida, MD, Cantor Spine’s board-certified Physiatrist, is the first and only physician in South Florida to offer breakthrough treatment for patients with chronic...

Pediatric Scoliosis Surgery Can Change a Child’s Life

Being that it’s Scoliosis Awareness Month, it’s worth taking a look at the incredible difference pediatric scoliosis surgery can make in the life of...

Signs of Serious Back Pain

Back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the National Institutes of Health. Because of this, symptoms should never be ignored....

Spine Conditions That You Should Know About

Spine conditions sound scary, but you should educate yourself on some common ones. Without this knowledge, you’ll be lost if something happens. Here are...

Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis in Children

Spondylolisthesis happens when one of the vertebrae in the spine begins to slide forward or backward over the bone below it, typically occurring in...

Symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis, also known as neck arthritis or cervical osteoarthritis, is a condition that can be debilitating and painful if left untreated. It is...