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THE SPINE IS SOPHISTICATED. SO IS OUR UNDERSTANDING.

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Spinal Conditions

Successful Treatment Depends onSuccessful Diagnosis

The spine is one of the most complex structures in the human body. It serves as both the architectural and neurological core. The conditions that can arise when things go wrong are numerous. We are here to help you understand your diagnosis as thoroughly as you would like. The deeper the understanding, the more successful the treatment.

Cervical Disk Herniation

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Cervical Stenosis

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Cervical Myelopathy

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Thoracic Stenosis

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Lumbar Stenosis

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About Your Condition

Cervical Disk Herniation

A condition where a nerve or the spinal cord itself becomes compressed by a fragment of the intervertebral disc. Patients report pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness.

Cervical Stenosis

A condition where the passageways for nerves in the neck become narrow over time. Patients develop pain, stiffness, numbness, tingling, and loss of function.

Cervical Myelopathy

A serious condition wherein the spinal cord becomes compressed and leads to several problems, including difficulty with walking, weakness, and loss of function.

Thoracic Stenosis

A condition where the passageways for nerves in the mid-back become narrow over time. Patients develop pain, stiffness, numbness, tingling, and loss of function.

Lumbar Stenosis

A condition where the passageways for nerves in the lower back become narrow over time. Patients develop pain, stiffness, numbness and tingling in the legs, difficulty walking, and loss of function.

Lumbar Disk Herniation

A condition where a nerve or a bundle of nerves becomes compressed by a fragment of the intervertebral disc. Patients report pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness in the legs.

Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity

A group of conditions that involve the abnormal growth of cells in or around the spinal column or spinal nerves which can lead to structural instability of the spine, spinal deformity, weakness, and loss of function.

Spinal Tumors

A group of conditions that involve the abnormal growth of cells in or around the spinal column or spinal nerves which can lead to structural instability of the spine, spinal deformity, weakness, and loss of function.

Spinal Trauma

Injury to the spinal column or spinal nerves that affect spinal stability or neurological function.

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The Blog

JANUARY 27, 2021

Innovations for Spine Surgery: Dr. Rasouli Affirms Outpatient Surgery and AR are “In”

At the forefront of embracing the growing advancements in surgery is Dr. Alexandre Rasouli, a nationally recognized, board-certified spine surgeon. With his focus on the innovations and advancements of technology in surgery, he is paving the way to incorporate these elements into his practice and encouraging other surgeons to follow suit.

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DECEMBER 17, 2020

Dr. Rasouli One of The First Providers to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

So that we may continue to provide world-class care and to ensure the safety of our patients, it is with the greatest excitement that we share with you today that Dr. Rasouli was part of the first group of providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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November 11, 2020

Dr. Alexandre Rasouli Becomes First Surgeon in the US to Use the ProDisc Lumbar ADR System

Today Dr. Rasouli became the first surgeon in the nation to use the new modular ProDisc lumbar artificial disk replacement system. “This invention makes even more accessible to a broader range of patients the benefits of motion preservation technology. This will revolutionize the way we think of artificial disk replacements,” Dr. Rasouli commented.

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October 26, 2020

RasouliSpine’s Clinical Trials Research 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic has elucidated many obstacles within the United States healthcare system, the gridlock of medical research has been evident for years.
While countries in Europe and Asia race towards “progress,” the United States often concerns itself with...

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October 2, 2020

RasouliSpine Now Offering the Revolutionary EOS Imaging System

RasouliSpine is now the only private practice in Los Angeles to offer the revolutionary EOS Imaging System. This system of orthopedic imaging provides detailed, high-quality images while reducing the amount of radiation a patient receives by 50% to 85%.

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September 10, 2020

RasouliSpine is the Premier Provider of the M6-C Artificial Cervical Disc

Dr. Alexandre Rasouli is the number one user in the United States of the M6-C artificial cervical disc replacement, designed to maintain the natural behavior of a functional spinal unit by replicating the biomechanical characteristics of the native disc..

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January 27, 2020

Dr. Rasouli Discusses Dan "Nitro" Clark's ADR Journey

Dr. Rasouli recently sat down with Dan "Nitro" Clark and Jamie Litrun to discuss the perils of back pain and how Dan is now back to 100%, thanks to Dr. Rasouli.

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December 11, 2019

Dr. Rasouli Discusses ADR and TDR with Jamie Litrun

Dr. Rasouli recently sat down with Jamie Litrun from the ADR Artificial Disc Replacement Support and Education Facebook Group. The two spoke about Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR) and Total Disc Replacement (TDR), including hybrid and multi-level TDR.

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December 6, 2019

Dr. Rasouli Leads Landmark Outpatient Study

In a landmark study led by Dr. Rasouli and recently published in the prestigious journal Spine, patients who underwent multilevel artificial disk replacements in the outpatient setting (same-day surgery) had essentially no complications postoperatively.

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September 17, 2019

Dr. Rasouli Named a Southern California Super Doctor 2020

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Alexandre Rasouli has been named a Southern California Super Doctor 2020. He was selected through a rigorous multi-step process that identifies healthcare providers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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April 8, 2019

Range of Motion: Cervical Arthroplasty Compared to Cervical Fusion

The Prestige LP Cervical Disc on the left is an artificial cervical disc and is designed to maintain motion at the treated levels in the cervical spine. The treated levels maintain motion after the disc is implanted.

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NOVEMBER 8, 2018

Dr. Rasouli on Meet the Doctors Podcast

Dr. Rasouli says 90% of all patients with back pain don’t need surgery. By trying conservative treatments first, most patients will recover. For the 10% that need surgery, Dr. Rasouli pioneered doing cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacements in an outpatient setting. That means most of his cervical and lumbar disc replacements allow patients to go home the same day as surgery. These are rapid recovery spine surgeries.

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JANUARY 16, 2018

Melding Medicine and Technology

“The same things that are required for you to be good with computers make you good at surgery, which is a very logical, focus-driven algorithmic process where one task can’t be completed unless another task before it is completed. At the same time, there’s this art in surgery that’s not scientific or focus driven, but is just art – an expression of something that you can’t quite describe."

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