Dr. Patel Answers the Top 3 Most Common MISS Questions

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No one actually wants to have surgery; the orthopedic surgeons at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine want to be able to solve your back pain without ever picking up a scalpel. But if surgery is the correct course of action for your specific spine condition, Oasis Orthopedic & Spine prefers minimally invasive spine surgeries (MISS) over […]

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 […]

Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

The solution to back pain is not always surgical intervention. Based on your specific condition and symptoms, your spine specialist may recommend epidural steroid injections. Common spine conditions that can be treated by steroid injections include:  Herniated Discs Bulging Discs Bone Spurs Sciatica Disc Degeneration Spinal Stenosis Typically, if you have had strong back pain […]

Coronavirus Update – Telehealth Appointments Available

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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 […]

Telehealth Appointments: What to Expect

Telehealth Appointment

You’ve probably seen the word ‘telehealth’ tossed around quite a bit lately. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, telehealth quickly became the answer to “How do I get healthcare without risking my health?” Telehealth is a term for providing patients with clinical or non clinical services using telecommunication technologies such as a smartphone or app. This means […]

How To Explain Your Back Pain To Your Doctor

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Being in pain is . . . well, painful. But it can also be frustrating and annoying. When your pain is affecting your mood, your activities and your overall quality of life it’s time to talk to your doctor about your treatment options. But how do you explain something that’s so overwhelming? Follow these guidelines […]