Blog Articles

Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Endoscopic Spine Surgery is the most advanced, State of the art, minimally invasive technique available. It utilizes a micro-sized incision (< 1 inch) to address several spinal pathologies and is associated with less pain and faster recovery

May 9th, 2021
Cervical Spine Deformity

Cervical deformity can be very painful and uncomfortable to patients as well as cause neurological deficits. Here I discuss the causes, symptoms, and best available treatment options for cervical deformity.

Jun 29th, 2020
Sacroiliac Dysfunction: Causes and Treatments for SI Joint Pain

It's estimated that around 20% of low back pain actually generates from the SI Joint or Sacroiliac joint. The symptoms of SI Dysfunction are very similar to low back pain and can be difficult to diagnose. Here are the symptoms and best treatment options.

Apr 15th, 2020
Osteoporotic Compression Fractures

There are 1.5 million osteoporotic related fractures each year and around half of those are vertebral fractures. As a spine surgeon, it's important to stay up to date on the best treatment options for patients when it comes to compression fractures.

Mar 23rd, 2020
Spinal Stenosis or Hip Osteoarthritis?

Physicians these days live in a very specialized world and can potentially miss signs and symptoms if not listening closely to their patients. Spine symptoms can often mimic hip symptoms, and hip symptoms can often mimic spine symptoms.

Feb 19th, 2020
Robotic Spine Surgery

Dr. Kenneth Nwosu is the first spine surgeon in King County to perform robotic spine surgery using the ExcelsiusGPS robot.

Jan 15th, 2020