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5 Signs of Sciatica

40% of people experience sciatica at some point in their lives, especially as they get older. If you think you might be suffering from sciatica, here are five signs to look for.

Apr 23rd, 2021
Spinal Disc Replacement Can Restore Range Of Motion

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 ...

Apr 20th, 2015
Spinal Disc Replacement With Dr. Light On “The Doctors”

San Francisco spine surgeon Dr. Kenneth Light appears on the national T.V. show The Doctors with his patient Shawndra, a woman who suffered a debilitating neck injury on the job. Dr. Light restored near-normal range of motion with...

Dec 27th, 2012
Dr. Kenneth Light Shows Back Pain Treatments on ABC News.

San Francisco – Spine surgeon Dr. Kenneth Light has been featured with his patient on KGO 7 channel 7 news on Sept. 29th, 2011. The story focuses on new technologies which are used to help correct a painful and debilitating back problem which is...

Oct 27th, 2011
Failed Spinal Fusion May Be Improved With Disc Replacement.

San Francisco, CA – 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 ...

Aug 11th, 2011
Spinal Stenosis Treatment Is The Next Baby Boomer Trend.

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...

Aug 11th, 2011
Spinal Disc Implants Provide Rapid Spine Surgery Recovery.

Back pain: Dr. Kenneth Light says “Artificial disc replacement is the single greatest advancement in spine surgery in the past 50 years. The implants are an attempt to fix complicated back problems without resorting to spinal fusion.”

Aug 9th, 2011
Dr. Light performs the first spinal fusion reversal in the U.S.

Dr. Light recently performed the first spinal fusion reversal done in the United States. The procedure relieved years of pain for “Bobbie Jo”, a 40 year-old Santa Rosa, CA woman who had a cervical (neck) fusion performed years ago after suffering...

Jul 20th, 2010
Doctor, Am I Crazy

SPINAL EDUCATION Doctor, Am I Crazy? Spinal related disorders are not only the most common ailments affecting our society, they are among the most painful and most misunderstood by the medical profession. An example of this is patient Ron Miles.

May 3rd, 2010
When the MRI lies

SPINAL EDUCATION When the MRI Lies Magnetic resonance imaging is the single greatest advancement in the diagnosis of spinal pathology since the introduction of x-ray by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895.

May 3rd, 2010
Patient Info

SPINAL EDUCATION Doctor, Am I Crazy? Spinal related disorders are not only the most common ailments affecting our society, they are among the most painful and most misunderstood by the medical profession.

May 3rd, 2010
Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis affects patients 60 years of age and older. Sometimes it affects younger patients who are born with small spinal canals.

May 2nd, 2010