Expert Cervical Disc Surgeon

Dr. Stachniak is a teaching physician on the faculty at Medtronic. Dr. Stachniak has been the primary investigator in several FDA research projects including an Artificial Cervical Disc Study, Prestige ST and a Trial Study on Bone Morphogenic Protein for Fusions. Dr. Stachniak participates in these studies to further advance spinal care in patients.

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Neurosurgeon Plano TX: Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and How it's Treated

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February 18, 2016

A neurosurgeon Plano TX treats disorders of the peripheral and central nervous system. This includes brain surgery, treatment for neck and back pain, thoracic surgery, lumbar fusion and carpal tunnel release. Some of their most requested treatments are performed to relieve incapacitating lower back pain from conditions like spinal stenosis. Neurosurgeon Plano TX: Spinal Stenosis  ... read more

Tips to Help Your Recover from Neck Surgery from One of the Best Back Surgeons in Plano TX

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February 16, 2016

Spine problems are very common in the United States. Between 250,000 and 500,000 American adults suffer symptoms related to spinal stenosis, which is caused by degeneration of the spine. This means that about five out of every 1,000 people over the age of 50 have this problem. More than one-quarter of adults in the United ... read more

3 Types of Less Invasive Back Surgery That Will Get You Back on Your Feet

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February 1, 2016

For those suffering from back pain, surgery may be a necessary step that can help them perform just the simplest, everyday tasks. However, due to how extensive some procedures might be, the post-operation recovery can inhibit someone's life. Fortunately, over the past three decades, scientific advancements have led to an increased understanding of spinal bio-mechanics, ... read more

3 Operations Neurosurgeons Can Use to Save Lives

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February 1, 2016

Brain injuries and diseases can continue to affect people for the rest of their lives. Even minor conditions can have a lasting impact on brain activity, and -- in turn -- bodily functions. According to a worldwide study conducted by the World Health Organization, a whopping eight out of 10 disorders in the top three ... read more

Neurosurgery Plano TX | Learn More About Available Procedures

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January 31, 2016

Injuries and diseases that affect the brain --and therefore the need for neurosurgery Plano TX--are more prevalent than many people realize. Moreover, these conditions can be seriously debilitating and last for the remainder of a person's lifetime. However, there are a number of procedures and technologies neurosurgeons use to relieve suffering and save lives. 1. ... read more

Thoracic Surgeon Plano TX: Learn About Recovering from Kyphoplasty

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January 31, 2016

If you suffer from vertebral compression fractures resulting from osteoporosis or other ailments, then you may be encouraged to have kyphoplasty. Here is a brief guide to what can be expected from recovering from the surgery. 1. Recovering from Anesthesia takes about an hour. During this time you will be asked to remain in the hospital ... read more

Spine Surgery Plano TX: New Advancements in Surgical Technology

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January 30, 2016

Spinal injuries can be incredibly serious and cause profound pain, and the thought of spine surgery Plano TX can be daunting. However, recent advancements in surgical technology and methods have led to less invasive procedures and shorter recovery times. Here are three new, less invasive methods to consider. 1. Epidural Steroid Injections This technique can ... read more

How to Know if You Need the Services of a Neurosurgeon

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January 29, 2016

When most people hear the word 'neurosurgery,' they think of a brain surgeon. However, a neurosurgeon actually does much more than just operate on brains. They are sometimes also thought of as a back surgeon, and are responsible for operating on the central and peripheral nervous system. In fact, it's estimated that neurosurgeons spend around ... read more

4 Advantages of Artificial Cervical Disc Replacements

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January 28, 2016

Simple neck and back pain can actually be debilitating to everyday life. And with so many bones, tendons, and other structures that make up the spine, there's plenty that could go wrong unfortunately. One of the more vitally important and mechanically astounding skeletal structures is the cervical disc, which allows for a large range of ... read more

Spine Surgery Plano TX: The Most Effective Treatment for Spinal Tumors

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January 15, 2016

When it comes to spine surgery Plano TX patients might think the procedure is mostly for repairing damage from an injury or illness, such as vertebral fractures that occur in an automobile accident or from osteoporosis. However, spinal tumor resection is a type of spine surgery that is more common than you may realize. According ... read more

“Thank you so much for your wonderful care and expertise on the surgery you performed on me last August. I went skiing (Black Diamonds) twice this winter, played racquetball and am planning a great summer water skiing this year! Thanks so much.” - Pat

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