Spinal Fusion Vs. Disc Replacement with Dr. Patel

Spinal Fusion Vs. Disc Replacement with Dr. Patel

Back pain may be common, but that does not mean you have to suffer from the daily struggles. You deserve treatment for your spine condition. At Oasis Orthopedic & Spine, we believe in exhausting all non-surgical treatments before turning to minimally invasive spine surgery. But for many sufferers of back pain, conservative treatment doesn’t provide […]

Outpatient Spine Surgery with Dr. Sujal Patel

Outpatient Spine Surgery with Dr. Sujal Patel

When you think of spine surgery, you typically think about an intensive procedure that requires a hospital stay, long recovery, and a massive disruption to your daily life. But this is inpatient spine surgery. Advancements in minimally invasive spine surgical techniques have enabled outpatient spine surgery to potentially be a better option for patients seeking […]

Epidural Steroid Injections with Dr. Wheeler

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We don’t go straight to cutting. This is one of the most common and recurring reasons patients choose Oasis Orthopedic & Spine as a partner in their journey to find pain relief. We are committed to exploring non-surgical options before considering a surgical treatment (and even then, we suggest minimally invasive procedures. Here’s why). One […]

5 Early Warning Signs of Osteoarthritis

5 Early Warning Signs of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control, “By the year 2040, an estimated 78.4 million (25.9% of the projected total adult population) adults aged 18 years and older will have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. . .” This degenerative condition is the normal wear and tear […]

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Should I Have the Surgery?

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The decision to go through with a lumbar spinal stenosis surgery is often fraught with trepidation, thoughts of seconds opinions, and recovery challenges. On top of that, you are still in pain; your quality of life is suffering from the symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis. Together, this makes for a stressful situation that can leave […]

Coronavirus Update – Telehealth Appointments Available

Get a virtual appointment

Oasis Medical Group is offering telehealth appointments. Call 844.203.5537 or click here to schedule a telehealth appointment.  We’d like to share some updates with you regarding COVID-19. Our offices are open and our team is fully equipped to serve you. The safety and wellbeing of our patients is our highest priority, which is why we […]

Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery?

Should I Have Herniated Disc Surgery

So you’ve been diagnosed with a herniated disc, but now what? You know that one of the discs in your spine that is supposed to cushion your vertebrae and keep the spine flexible isn’t doing it’s job because it is damaged.  Should you have the surgery? This can be a pressure-filled decision to make, especially […]

COVID-19 Safety Precautions at Oasis

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

In some areas of the United States, we are seeing phased reopening plans and decreased restrictions on public activity. The goal of ‘flattening the curve’ appears to have been effective. But now what?  COVID-19 is still a threat to high risk individuals and we don’t have a cure — yet. For many, COVID-19 is just […]

Strained vs. Sprained: What’s the Difference

Strain vs. Sprain

The human body has an awesome ability to handle physical stress. The process of breaking down tissue and building it back up makes you stronger. By pushing your body beyond its limits, you gain the ability to run faster, jump higher, swim further, and perform better.  But you can push it too far. When soft […]

Why Does Cold Weather Trigger Joint Pain?

Cold Weather Joint Pain

“The majority of participants with OA (67.2%) perceived the weather as affecting their pain.”  -Erik J Timmermans, et al, Self-perceived weather sensitivity and joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in six European countries: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA). BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. “You better take a sweater! It’s gonna get cold tonight […]