Spine Surgery by Mercy Neurosurgeon in Baltimore
In addition to non-surgical treatments such as injections, medications and physical therapy, Dr. Charles Park of The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, offers a variety of surgical treatment options for patients with spine conditions and disorders.
Artificial disc replacement is a motion preservation surgery and alternative to traditional spinal fusion. This minimally invasive procedure uses a prosthetic disc to replace a painful disc and relieve back pain.
A discectomy is a procedure used to remove the damaged portion of a herniated disc.
Spinal decompression is used to relieve pressure between vertebrae caused by arthritis or a herniated disc.
Spinal fusion is a minimally invasive procedure that permanently joins together two or more bones in the spine to reduce pain from movement.
Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are treatment options used by Mercy's neurosurgeon to treat patients with pain from vertebral compression fractures.