Spinal Fusion

Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that is used to correct problems occurring within the vertebrae of your spine. This procedure works by stabilizing surrounding structures including muscles and ligaments, as well as reducing motion between bones of your spine. This operation involves spinal instrumentation to stabilize the affected area. Spinal fusion often involves neurological […]

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, also known as ACDF, is generally performed in patients who presents with neck pain, arm pain, numbness of arm and hand ,upper extremity weakness, and tingling caused by various problems in the neck. The surgery is aimed at restoring nerve function in the neck to encourage improvement of strength, relief […]

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Traditionally, spine surgery was performed as an open surgery where the site of treatment was opened with long incisions to give a surgeon a better view of the area and provide more access. With modern advancements in spinal surgery, there have been successful attempts made at using minimally invasive techniques when treating back and neck […]

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Lumbar Microdiscectomy

Your spine is protected against shock and injury by spinal discs, which allow for optimal spinal movement when healthy.  When one or more spinal discs bulges or herniates, they can compress the nerves in your lower back or neck, potentially causing a combination of lower back and neck pain, numbness and weakness and “sciatica.” Depending […]

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Spinal Reconstruction and Revision Spine Surgery

Spinal reconstructive surgery can be quite complex, with various benefits and risks. Spinal reconstruction involves addressing issues such as spinal stenosis and scarring that have resulted from prior surgery or expected “aging of the spine” which cannot be reasonably or safely addressed through a small incision anymore; abnormal curvature present in your spine (scoliosis);  conditions […]

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Non-Operative & Operative Treatment of Neck & Back Pain

Did you know that neck and back pain are among the most common medical conditions? Fortunately most spine related issues do not require surgical intervention and can be managed with nonoperative treatment. This is why at Commonwealth Neurosurgery, Dr. Jebraili aims to treat his patients nonoperatively whenever possible. In consulting with Dr. Jebraili, you are […]

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Surgery for Lumbar for Spondylosis or Spondylolisthesis

Lumbar spondylosis, also known as degenerative disc disease, occurs when the lumbar spine starts to degenerate leading to  spinal stenosis, vertebral instability, or misalignment. These conditions are usually characterized by lower back or leg pain, weakness or numbness. This condition can also be associated with spondylolisthesis, a condition when one vertebra slips forward in relationship […]

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