September 2020
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Mayfield Spine Talks webinar series

Webinar series on spine health

The Mayfield Education & Research Foundation is proud to announce the Mayfield Live: Spine Talks webinar series. This educational program will feature Mayfield physicians and specialists who will help you learn more about the inner workings of your back, new emerging techniques and technologies in spinal care and the ways in which we heal.  
George Mandybur, MD

Advancement in deep brain stimulation

George Mandybur, MD, is the first in the region to offer the Percept™ deep brain stimulation (DBS) system. It's the only DBS system that allows clinicians the ability to capture and record a patient's brain signals while delivering DBS therapy to help minimize symptoms of Parkinson's disease and improve quality of life. 

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Illustration of nerve pain

Understanding nerve pain after spine surgery

Many patients undergo spine surgery because a nerve has become pinched or injured. Mayfield physical therapist, Luke Iding, PT, DPT, explains the basics about injured nerves which may take longer to recover after surgery. Some patients have immediate relief, while others have gradual improvement. 

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Marc Orlando, MD

Link between smoking and back pain

Marc Orlando, MD, was featured during a Local 12 news segment about healthy habits to adopt moving into the fall season of the pandemic. He discusses the link between smoking and back pain and encourages more exercise. 

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Robotics in spinal fusion surgery

Webinar: Use of robotics in spinal fusion surgery 

Tann Nichols, MD, neurosurgeon with Mayfield Brain & Spine, recently joined St. Elizabeth Healthcare for a Living without Limits webinar on robotic-assisted spinal fusion surgery for degenerative spine conditions.

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Upcoming events

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Spine Talks Webinar: The Best Exercises to Protect Your Back

When: Thursday, September 24, 2020, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Presenter: Jenna Till, PT, DPT, Mayfield Brain & Spine

Spine Talks Webinar: Prevent Back Pain and Know When It's Time for Surgery

When: Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Presenter: Michael Kachmann, MD, Neurosurgeon, Mayfield Brain & Spine

Spine Talks Webinar: Mind the Curve - New Treatments in Correcting an Abnormal Spinal Curve

When: Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Presenter: Bryan Krueger, MD, Neurosurgeon, Mayfield Brain & Spine

Spine Talks Webinar: Finding Relief - Treating Chronic Back Pain with Spinal Cord Stimulation

When: Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Presenter: George Mandybur, MD, Neurosurgeon, Mayfield Brain & Spine