Daily Archives: October 15, 2014

Experiencing Pain that Travels Down Your Leg? You Might Have a Herniated Disc

Date Published: Dec 2013/Jan 2014
Author: Max W. Cohen, MD, FAAOS
Herniated discs in the lower back are a common cause of back and leg pain, particularly among people in their 30s and 40s. If you have a herniated disc, you typically will experience sharp pain in the back that shoots down through the buttock into one or both legs. … Continue reading

Minimally-Invasive Option Available to Treat Spinal Fractures from Osteoporosis

Date Published: August/September 2013
Author: Max W. Cohen, MD, FAAOS
As an orthopedic spine surgeon, I frequently treat fractures due to osteoporosis both in the office and in the hospital using innovative technology. Below I answer common questions about compression fractures due to osteoporosis and treatment of these fractures. … Continue reading