Your Body’s Support System
The average American spends approximately 13 hours a day sitting. This can wreak havoc on your body's support system, which includes your back, spine and neck.
Chronic back issues and other injuries can also contribute to pain or damage in these areas. Dr. Sameer Mathur, M.D., of Cary Orthopedic, strives to provide patients with the best possible outcomes and orthopedic surgery options.
Patients in the Cary and Raleigh-Durham areas can count on him as he works to use the least invasive methods to relieve back, neck and nerve pain.
Robotic assisted spine surgery is a real thing - here's how it works
The FDA cleared a robotic-assisted system for spinal surgery in 2004, and since then, it has evolved and improved, becoming a viable option for patients as a form of minimally invasive spine surgery.
Fusion not the only option for patients struggling with cervical disc pain
Cervical disc replacement involves removing the damaged disc and replacing it with an artificial one, allowing the neck to move in a normal way.