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Lumbar Disk Replacement with Dr. Kimball
Lumbar Disk Replacement with Dr. Kimball

Treating patients with neck and back problems without the use of fusion involves replacing or fixing a disk that has been damaged rather than fusing it to another segment. Disk replacement can be done in the neck and in the lumbar spine. Patients that have degenerative ...

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Blog posts in Kimball

  • Microdiscectomy Surgery with Dr. Kimball

    You would only consider surgery if you're NOT getting better with the other therapies that are mentioned in my blog. If you are having persistent ...

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  • How to “Fix” Your Bulging Disk Without Surgery with Dr. Kimball

    This seems to be a widely-researched topic by patients and while there is a lot of information out there about this topic from various non-physician ...

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  • Disk Herniation with Dr. Kimball

    Overview: Herniation and disk bulges are common in people. Not everybody that has a disk bulge has a nerve that is being pinched by it and not ...

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  • Do You Need a Spinal Fusion with Dr. Kimball

    If you are reading this, it's probably unlikely that you have a fracture that is unstable since most people that have that condition usually present ...

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  • Cervical Fusion Surgery (ACDF) with Dr. Kimball

    The traditional approach to fixing neck or arm pain that is not responding to medications or to physical therapy is to consider a procedure that I ...

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  • Cervical Disk Replacement vs Fusion with Dr. Kimball

    With disk replacement, patients are usually able to get off of pain medications after surgery sooner than with fusion. They tend to get back to work ...

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  • Cervical Disk Replacement with Dr. Kimball

    Disk replacement in the neck has been around for quite some time and the technology available is phenomenal. In the United States, we have FDA ...

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  • Lumbar Disk Replacement with Dr. Kimball

    Treating patients with neck and back problems without the use of fusion involves replacing or fixing a disk that has been damaged rather than fusing ...

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  • Minimally Invasive Surgery with Dr. Kimball

    Open back surgery can be avoided altogether when accessing the spine through the stomach. With this procedure, the disk is removed and replaced with ...

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