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Next Generation Robotic Spine Surgery
State-of-the Art Guidance System Improves Precision, Safety and Outcomes
When he felt pain in his lower back, Tom did what many people do, he ignored it. But as the pain intensified, the 62-yearold former Marine from Sterling sought a familiar face: Thomas Mazahery, MD, at Commonwealth Orthopaedics.
Treating a Pain in the Neck
Advanced Care for Cervical Spine Conditions
When Hayley’s right arm began to hurt several years ago, she wasn't sure what was wrong. The 48-yearold Springfield mother stopped playing tennis and wore a wrist brace, but the pain only intensified. Eventually, she came to Commonwealth Orthopaedics for steroid injections and physical therapy.
A Victory Lap Around the Fast Track
After successful surgery for repairing a herniated disc that almost paralyzed him, Patson, is living his dream of becoming a NASCAR mechanic.
Teen Athletes at Risk for Spine Fractures
As a competitive volleyball player, Kelsey is used to playing through pain. So when she felt some twinges
in her back during a tournament with her Virginia Elite Volleyball Club last year, she ignored them. “I thought my muscles were sore after sitting out the previous year with Lyme disease,” says Kelsey, who was a senior at Westfield High School at the time. “But as the game progressed, the pain got worse and worse.