Monthly Archives: January 2015

Lumbar Spondyloisthesis

What is Lumbar Spondylolisthesis?

Lumbar spondylolisthesis is when one of the bones in your spine slips forward and out of place causing lower back pain and numbness or weakness in one or both legs.  Lumbar spondylolisthesis is the most common form of spondylolisthesis, though it can occur along different areas of the spine.  Continue reading

What is Sciatica?

What is Sciatica?

The term sciatica describes the symptoms of leg pain and possibly tingling, numbness or weakness that originates in the lower back and travels through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of the leg. Sciatica is not a medical diagnosis in and of itself – it is a symptom of an underlying medical condition like a herniated disc. Continue reading

Patient satisfaction Recognition

Nebraska Spine Hospital is recognized as a “Top Hospital in Patient Satisfaction, Selected Questions

Nebraska Spine Hospital is proud to be recognized by Modern Healthcare magazine as a “Top Hospital in Patient Satisfaction, Selected Questions 2013.”

Modern Healthcare magazine reports that in 2013 93% of Nebraska Spine Hospital HCAHPS survey respondents said that they were given information about what to do during their recovery at home. Continue reading