What Is Kyphoplasty?

A kyphoplasty is a minimally-invasive procedure that may help patients who have damaged vertebrae—the small bones that form the spine. (more…)[...]

Patient With Spinal Simulator Implant Becomes Medtronic ‘Story of the Year’

Dr. Patel recently had the honor and privilege to present Sonia, a U.S. Army veteran based in Atlanta and also one of our patients, at the annual Medtronic event. Her story was featured as the “Sto[...]

Superion® Vertiflex Offers New Treatment Option for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

In an effort to bring our patients the best possible care, Summit Spine & Joint Centers strives to implement new medical procedures and practices. One of these more recent additions to our treatme[...]

What Is a Low Back MRI?

A low back MRI creates detailed images of your spine and the soft tissue surrounding it. These images come in slices which can be used to detect, diagnose and guide treatment for a number of issues. [...]

Summit Spine & Joint Physicians Participate in Statewide Opioid Task Force

As many of you may be aware, opioid abuse is not only a national emergency, but one that has had a devastating impact on families and communities all across Georgia. In response, a task force has been[...]

Summit Spine & Joint Honored With 2019 Georgia Fast 40 Award

Each year, ACG Atlanta, the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth® (ACG), a global professional organization focused on middle-market growth, mergers and acquisitions, and private i[...]

Medtronic Celebrates Successes

I recently had the honor and privilege to present an Atlanta veteran, who is one of our patients, at the annual Medtronic holiday event as their story of the year. This patient shattered her ankle in [...]
12 Ways to Improve Back Pain

12 Ways to Improve Back Pain

With Summer right around the corner and beautiful weather waiting to be enjoyed, lower back pain is the last thing you want to hold you back. Today, I want to share this very useful article originally[...]

Disc Herniation and Treatments

Herniated Discs Develop when the inner ‘jelly’ erupts or pushes through its natural limits and thus leaking into areas where it should not be. Many factors such as natural wear and tear and previo[...]
Why Kyphoplasty is the Best Option for Spinal Compression Fractures

Why Kyphoplasty is the Best Option for Spinal Compression Fractures

Compression fractures in the spine can happen in multiple instances. It is more common than one would think. This is an injury that can effect people from all ways of life. Luckily there is a new trea[...]