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Common Causes of Lower Back Pain
By Kornelis Poelstra on 2021-08-26

Lower back pain is an incredibly common problem that will affect many people at some point during their lives. The pain can range from mild to severe. Fortunately, it isn’t a serious problem in most cases, and it might just be the result of a simple strain to a muscle or ligament but it’s worth […]

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Spinal Fusion Recovery
By Kornelis Poelstra on 2021-08-19

Spinal Fusion Recovery Time for Las Vegas Residents We’ll preface this by saying that everyone’s journey to recovery is unique. No matter how eager or anxious you are to get back to ‘business as usual’, always listen to your body and follow the after-care instructions of your doctor and/or spine surgeon in the Las Vegas, […]

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5 Important Questions to Ask Your Spine Specialist Before Back Surgery
By Kornelis Poelstra on 2021-05-27

Each year more than 1 million spinal procedures are carried out in the USA alone. Americans, including those in the greater Las Vegas, NV area are an increasingly ‘at risk’ population for spinal injury and conditions.

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The Robotic Spine Institute of Las Vegas Perform First-Ever AR-Guided Robotic Spine Surgery
By Kornelis Poelstra on 2021-05-13

Dr. Kornelis Poelstra, Director of The Robotic Spine Institute of Las Vegas, recently led the first-ever spinal surgery procedure in the world using an xvision augmented reality headset paired with a surgical robot.

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Dr Poelstra Featured in Becker’s Spine Review
By Kornelis Poelstra on 2021-04-28

Dr. Poelstra of The Robotic Spine Institute of Las Vegas has been featured in Becker’s Spine Review. The discussion is on the impact of 3D Printing technology in spine surgery and how it has already become one of the most exciting developments in recent years.

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The Different Stages of Degenerative Disc Disease
By Kornelis Poelstra on 2021-04-06

A Guide to Understanding Degenerative Disc Disease According to the Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York, by the young age of 35, an estimated 30% of individuals will begin to display signs of disc degeneration. By age 60, greater than 90% of the population will experience some level of disc degeneration. Although […]

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