• Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Orthopedics

    May 2, 2018

    Traditional spine surgery would take patients away from work and life responsibilities, and a busy man like Bassett patient Jack Gillen, could not afford to be laid up for an extended period of time. Bassett doctor and spine specialist, Dr. Reginald Knight, offered Jack an alternative: minimally invasive spine surgery that will get him the pain relief he needs while preserving as much of the muscles and ligaments that support his spine intact as possible. This approach had Jack back to work in less time than traditional surgery, and that made him a happy man.

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    • Stop Cancer with the HPV Vaccine

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