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 lumbar spine procedures. His office is located at 13160 Mindanao Way, Suite 300 Marina del Rey, CA (310-574-0405).
Marina del Rey, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/28/2014 -- The lumbar Spine is the area of the lower spine between the rib cage and the pelvis. Collectively, the lumbar vertebrae are the largest moving segments of the spine and are at particular risk of developing disorders that lead to individuals experiencing pain and discomfort in the lower back. Dr. Hooman Melamed, one of the foremost Los Angeles spine surgeons, treats a range of disorders affecting this critical area of the spine.
There are five principal conditions that affect the lumbar spine, including, a herniated disk, lumbar spinal stenosis, lumbar spine trauma, lumbar spine vertebral tumors and lumbar spine deformity. In all of these cases, seeing a board certified professional spine surgeon such as Dr. Melamed is the most important step to take in resolving any of the problems mentioned. In each of these cases, treatment generally includes either pain medication, physical therapy or surgery. The most important element in treating any spine condition, and especially in the case of lumbar spine issues is obtaining an accurate diagnosis of the problem at the soonest possible time. This is particularly true in the case of symptoms that appear due to a trauma, such as a car accident or fall. The sooner the condition is diagnosed, the sooner a treatment plan can be put into place that ensures the optimum chance of a full recovery.
When surgery is the best option to treat a lumbar spine condition, Dr. Melamed and his team offer a range of specialized treatment options depending on the individual needs of the patient. The surgery options performed by Dr. Melamed include lumbar spine microdiscectomy, lumbar laminectomy, spine fusion surgery and lumbar spine disc replacement. With a reputation as one of the nations best spine surgeons, Dr. Melamed is in a unique position to perform spine surgery and offer the very highest level of care available.
Full details outlining what's involved with each of the procedures mentioned above can be found on Dr. Melamed's website alongside an expanded explanation of the disorders affecting the lumbar spine. Dr. Melamed and his team welcome direct questions regarding any of the aforementioned topics relating to spine health and treatment options.
About Dr Hooman Melamed
Dr Hooman Melamed is a Los Angeles based orthopedic spine surgeon with a reputation for superior patient care and particular expertise in the treatment of lumbar spine conditions. 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.