Paul J. Crowe, MD

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Patient Education

General

Spine Anatomy & Causes of Pain
Learn more about spinal anatomy, regions of the spine, spinal curvature, elements of the spine, spinal muscles and the nervous system.

Spine Technology
Learn more about Minimal Access Spinal Technologies (MAST).

Scientific Glossary
Review a scientific glossary.

Treatment Options

Interbody Fusion
Review information about interbody fusion including its definition, why it takes place and how the surgery is performed.

Interbody Fusion with Cages
Review information about interbody fusion with cages including its definition, why it takes place and how the surgery is performed.

Lumbar Laminectomy
Review information about lumbar laminectomy including its definition, why you may need the procedure, how the surgery is performed, recovery expectations and potential risks.

Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Review information about lumbar microdiscectomy including its definition, why you may need the procedure, how the surgery is performed and recovery expectations.

Minimally Invasive Discectomy
Review information about minimally invasive discectomy including its definition, why you may need the procedure, how the surgery is performed, recovery expectations and potential risks.

Spinal Fusion
Review information about spinal fusion including its definition, why you may need the procedure, how the surgery is performed, recovery expectations and potential risks.

Recovery

About Recovery
Learn more about recovery expectations whether you are recovering in the hospital or at home.