The spine consists of a complex system of bones and ligaments that provide stability and support for the entire body. This complex system contains a spinal column that protects the spinal cord and nerves. The spinal cord and nerves transmit signals from the brain to the rest of the body. If the […]
Back pain is one of the most common complaints that physicians evaluate in the office. Approximately 80% of individuals will experience some sort of acute back pain in their lifetime, while others may suffer from chronic pain as a result of a degenerative condition or injury. There are several factors that can […]
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) describes a group of symptoms that results from age-related wear-and-tear of the spinal discs. Treatment for degenerative disc disease generally begins with nonsurgical methods. The doctors at First State Spine will determine the severity of the condition and recommend treatment methods based on your individual pain.
Dr. James Zaslavsky has completed thorough training in the use of this new device for cervical disc replacements at First State Spine! This device is the first and only cervical disc replacement in the U.S. approved to treat more than one level of the cervical spine with fewer complications, fewer operations, and quicker recovery times.
October is National Spine Health Awareness Month! COVID-19 has impacted our ability to stay active and it is time to get back on track. We need to reactivate our bodies and focus on effective spine care.
Delaware Today released its annual list of the best of the best in Delaware. Congratulations to the docs at First State Spine that made the list for 2020!
Here are 10 important questions to ask your spine doctor about their practice, experience, and possible procedures.
Delaware’s Top Doc for Spine Surgery, Dr. James Zaslavsky now offers cervical disc replacements with one of the newest surgical tools available!
Cell Therapy is a natural and effective alternative to major surgery and an innovative approach that First State Spine is looking to help people that suffer from chronic back pain in a minimally invasive procedure.
The majority of neck pain in children is short-lived, but if pain continues beyond a few days speak to a doctor at First State Spine for a proper diagnosis.