Orthopedic Surgeon – Spine Specialist – Orlando, Florida
Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) does not involve a long incision. It avoids significant damage to the muscles surrounding the spine. In most cases, this results in less pain after surgery and a faster recovery.
Sport Related Injury
“Sports injuries” are injuries that happen when playing sports or exercising. Some are from accidents. Others can result from poor training practices or improper gear. Some people get injured when they are not in proper condition.
Fat grafts taken from the wound, gelatin sponges, silicon-based sheets (Silastic) and other techniques have been used in an effort to block the mobilization of cells into the region of the nerve root, thereby inhibiting development of epidural fibrosis.
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What is Spinal Decompression Surgery?
Spinal decompression is a type of surgery to relieve symptoms caused by pressure on the spinal cord and/or the nerves branching off from it. Pressure (compression) on the nerves or spinal cord can be the result of several factors including: Bulging or herniated...
Ask for Help From an Advocate
Consider involving a trusted family member or friend in your care. You may want an advocate to: Come with you to doctor appointments. Stay with you in the hospital. Ask questions of healthcare professionals. Review consent forms for treatment. Remember healthcare...
Educate Yourself About Your Condition
Ask your doctor to give you easy-to-read brochures or other patient-friendly literature so you can learn about your diagnosis, medical tests, and treatment. Make sure you understand everything. If you don't understand something, keep asking questions until you do....
Participate in Decisions About Your Health Care
Research shows that patients who take part in decisions about their health care are more likely to have better outcomes. The more information patients have about health care, the better they can make decisions about what is best for them. Work with your doctor and...
ALL VETERANS ARE WELCOME!
I served a total of 11 years as a Major in the United States Army Reserve. I was activated following September 11, attacks and served three tours of duty in Iraq as part of the 629th Forward Surgical team. I also served in the 33rd Combat Support Hospital at Ballad, at Camp Anaconda.
I am proud of my service and proud to continue to serve my fellow Veterans! Let me become your spine doctor.
Comments About Dr. Manzanares
Dr. Manzanares is an exceptional doctor and takes time with his patients. I never felt that there was an appointment before or after me…he and his staff are always prompt, professional, and curtious. He and his PA make you feel like a human being and that’s why I have recommended him to many people since my surgery. Thanks for the second chance at life doc!
Back pain can be surprisingly complex
It is often up to you to figure out what is really causing your pain and get a correct diagnosis.