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Your healthcare matters. Our goal is to empower patient participation and continuous education and involvement over individual healthcare decisions. Stay up to date with the latest spine and orthopaedic information from conditions, procedures, news, and innovative surgical techniques. BEST is committed to sharing information, exploring different levels of treatment options, and helping patients make informed decisions about health.

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X-Ray

Spinal and Orthopaedic X-rays An X-ray is a form of radiation consisting of electromagnetic waves. Physicians use X-ray devices to take pictures of the inside

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MRI

MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging Magnetic resonance imaging, more commonly known as an MRI, is a diagnostic procedure performed by medical professionals to provide a

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Discectomy

Discectomy Lumbar discectomy is a surgery to remove a herniated or degenerative disc in the lower spine. The incision is made posterior, through the back

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Facet Thermal Ablation

Facet Thermal Ablation The joints that connect the spinal vertebrae are referred to as facet joints. When they degenerate, they can become swollen and tear

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Foraminotomy

Foraminotomy A foraminotomy is a surgical procedure that enlarges the area around one of the bones in your spinal column. The surgery relieves pressure on

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Laminotomy

Laminotomy Laminotomy is a surgery in which the aim is to remove part or most of a spinal bone called the lamina. The lamina is

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Cervical Disc Replacement

Cervical Disc Replacement Your cervical spine is made up of seven bones, known as cervical vertebrae, stacked on top of each other forming the neck

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SI Joint Fusion

SI Joint Fusion In a fusion surgery, a bone graft and/or instruments are used to encourage bone growth over the sacroiliac joint and create one

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Posterior Cervical Fusion

Posterior Cervical Fusion Posterior Cervical Fusion (PCF) is the general term used to describe the technique of surgically mending two (or more) cervical spine bones

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Imaging

Imaging Procedures Medical imaging is an essential part of the diagnostic and treatment process. This technology allows medical professionals to create visual images of the

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