Total Disc Replacement versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
At TMI Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery we treat at variety of spine conditions. Those conditions range from the sports-related spine injury, to scoliosis, to major spine reconstruction surgery. We are on the cutting edge of technology and evidence-based medicine.
How does being a smoker effect surgery or spine health?
Smoking, as everyone knows by now, causes multiple issues with your overall health. Everyone knows about the common complications of smoking which include heart and lung disease. However, what most patients don’t know, is how it affects your chances for a good surgical outcome.