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Spondylolisthesis is the slippage of two bones in the spine, frequently resulting in back or leg pain. Injections, physical therapy, and surgery are all effective treatments for this common condition.

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Cervical Disc Replacement

Cervical disc replacement is a two hour surgery designed to replace a bulging or herniated disc in the neck that is giving patients neck or arm pain. It can be performed on an outpatient basis and patients frequently see immediate pain relief.

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is the pinching of the spinal cord or nerve roots. Frequent causes include bulging discs, bone spurs from arthritis, or fatty tissue in the spinal canal.

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Spine Surgery in Portland, OR

Back Pain Specialist: Dr. Gavin J. ButtonDr. Button believes in a conservative approach to treating neck and back problems. He explores non-operative options prior to recommending surgical intervention. Such options might include physical therapy, medications, or epidural injections. He believes in individualizing care and not simply treating an x-ray or MRI. His goal is for patients to understand their condition, its causes, and treatment options so they can make an educated decision on how to proceed.