Category Archive: Spine

Injured Marine Helped

Here at Georgia Spine and Neurosurgery Center, we have the pleasure of treating patients but also meeting and getting to know the stories of the many different types of people that walk through our doors. One of our patients, Staff Sargent Eric Brand, is an airborne qualified, United States Marine from Florida. He has served […]

GCA ’14 Fall Conference

Achieving spinal health with a minimally invasive approach involves a collaborative effort. Dr. Khajavi believes in the importance of working with his colleagues in all aspects of the medical arena, as long as the patient’s health remains as the top priority. Exploring conservative measures, such as chiropractic care, is a large facet of this belief. This […]

2014 Montague Boyd Publishing Award

Dr. Kaveh Khajavi, M.D. was awarded for excellence at the annual Montague Boyd Publishing Awards during the Quarterly Medical Staff Meeting at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital on Monday, June 9 2014. Dr. Khajavi won Best Original Study for his article entitled, “Adult Degenerative Scoliosis Treated with XLIF.” The study was published in the journal,  SPINE: Volume 38, […]

How to Prepare for Spine Surgery

With an estimated 65 million people suffering from back pain in the U.S., many will ultimately seek relief using spine surgery. A spine surgery is a major surgery that will require some downtime, healing and possible retreatment if the first intervention is unsuccessful. Preparing for it mentally and physically will be important during the recovery […]

What is Chiari Malformation?

Chiari malformation is a rather scary-sounding term that basically means there is not enough room for the brain within the skull, so part of the cerebellum (the lower portion of the brain) is forced downward into the spinal canal. It usually develops as a result of structural defects during fetal development, although depending on the […]