Dr. Hooman M Melamed is a Los Angeles based Orthopedic Spine Surgeon who specializes in cutting edge patient treatment and care including the use of minimally invasive spine surgery and cervical spine procedures. His office is located at 13160 Mindanao Way, Suite 300 Marina del Rey, CA (310-574-0405).
Los Angeles, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/04/2014 -- Located in the neck region, the cervical spine is an incredibly important part of the body, and experiencing pain and discomfort in this area can dramatically reduce the quality of life of an individual. The area begins at the base of the skull and has seven bones which are separated by intervertebral discs, allowing the spine to move freely. As the neck has the greatest amount of movement of any area of the spine and supports the skull, problems in this area can have serious consequences. Therefore, any issues should be addressed on the soonest occasion possible by consulting a professional spine doctor.
Dr. Hooman Melamed is a renowned Los Angeles orthopedic spine surgeon who helps patients through his vast range of specialized treatment options. Cervical spine conditions that require treatment can take on a number of forms including, Herniated Disk and Degeneration, Cervical Spine Stenosis, Cervical Trauma, Cervical Vertebral Tumors and Cervical Deformity. Dr. Melamed and his team provide treatment options for all of the above conditions, helping patients through a range of different approaches. The treatments that Dr. Melamed and his team offer for Cervical Spine issues include, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, Cervical Disc Replacement, Cervical Vertebral Corpectomy and Posterior Cervical Laminectomy With or Without Fusion. Full explanations regarding all of the conditions and treatments mentioned here can be found on the Cervical Spine services explanation page of Dr. Melamed’s practice.
In the case of one of the most commonly occurring Cervical Spine problems, Cervical Trauma, it is extremely important to get be examined by a professional should any pain be experienced post-trauma. This type of problem arises from events such as falls and motor vehicle accidents. The Cervical Spine is the most likely part of the back to be damaged in these situations and undergoing a MIR or CT scan can help to locate and the injury. Fortunately, it is fairly straightforward to treat these type of injuries, but seeking treatment early is crucial in order to avoid the risk of long-term complications.
About Dr Hooman Melamed
Dr Hooman Melamed is a Los Angeles based orthopedic spine surgeon with a reputation for superior patient care, Dr. Melamed and his team are based in Beverly Hills and Marina del Rey. Further information on the range of specialist spine related procedures offered by Dr. Melamed can be found on his website, or by contacting his team directly on (310)574-0405. His primary office is located at 13160 Mindanao Way, Suite 300 Marina del Rey, CA.