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Spinal Disc Replacement Can Restore Range of Motion Apr 21st, 2015

Spine surgeon Dr. Kenneth Light says preliminary studies show that 3 level cervical (neck) spinal disc replacement can bring the same or superior results as 1 and 2 level disc replacement. This video shows a female patient who suffered a painful debilitating injury on the job and details the spinal...

Spinal Disc Replacement is Effective for Spondylosis Neck Pain Jan 23rd, 2012

A San Francisco area man suffered for years with severe neck pain, but declined recommendations from two doctors who suggested that he should undergo a fusion procedure.Dr. Kenneth Light recenty performed a 3-level spinal disc replacment on Robert Bosley, an active 47 year old pharmaceutical marketing professional living in San...

Back Pain - San Francisco Spine Surgeon Shows How Women Can Avoid It Aug 16th, 2011

“A 30-year-old woman who has an aching back and limited mobility can feel like an 80-year-old,” says Dr. Kenneth Light, a San Francisco spine surgeon who is known as the “doctor of last resort” for aching backs and spinal injuries.At least 70 percent of women will suffer from back pain...

Failed Spinal Fusion May Be Improved with Disc Replacement Aug 11th, 2011

Dr. Kenneth Light is a spine surgeon who has performed cutting-edge spinal fusion reversal surgeries and is well-known for treating patients who have had failed spinal fusions.Until recently, the only course of treatment for many patients has been a spinal fusion procedure which is done to stabilize the spine and...

Spinal Stenosis Treatment is the Next Baby Boomer Trend Aug 11th, 2011

San Francisco spine surgeon Dr. Kenneth Light says the number of spinal stenosis cases reflects the aging of a huge demographic group.From defining the “me” generation to changing the way we think about aging and retirement, the Baby Boomer generation has been driving trends since they were born. Now these...

Spinal Disc Implants Provide Rapid Spine Surgery Recovery Aug 9th, 2011

Back pain: Dr. Kenneth Light says For most people, back pain is only a temporary problem that can be alleviated with conservative (non-surgical) treatment such as rest, medication and physical therapy. Patients suffering from chronic back pain that does not improve with conservative (non-surgical) treatment may wish to consider a new...