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Mechanicsville Location Announcement

We are pleased to announce the grand opening of our new additional location at 7489 Right Flank road, Suite 310 Mechanicsville, VA on Jan. 3rd of 2022.

Jan 2nd, 2022
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from Richmond Spine Interventions & Pain Center!

Dec 31st, 2021
Happy Thanksgiving!

May the holiday bring you good things in abundance that stay with you all year long.

Nov 25th, 2021
Spinal compression fractures

Spinal compression fractures are also called vertebral compression fractures (VCF). This type of spinal fracture can cause severe back pain and adversely affect your overall health.

Nov 1st, 2021

Vertebral compression fractures may compromise the spinal canal, which means the VCF may cause myelopathy or spinal cord injury. Symptoms may include include numbness, weakness, bowel and/or bladder problems, and in rare cases, paralysis.

Oct 28th, 2021
Kyphoplasty Procedure

Kyphoplasty can be performed using local or general anesthesia, depending on many factors, such as the patient’s general health and severity of the fracture.

Oct 26th, 2021
Pain Relief after Kyphoplasty

Pain relief after kyphoplasty will be immediate for some patients. In others, elimination or reduction of pain is reported within two days.

Oct 25th, 2021

Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgery used to treat a spinal compression fracture.

Oct 22nd, 2021
The Goals of a Kyphoplasty Surgical Procedure

The goals of a kyphoplasty surgical procedure are designed to stop the pain caused by a spinal fracture, to stabilize the bone, and to restore some or all of the lost vertebral body height due to the compression fracture.

Oct 21st, 2021
Vertebral Compression Fractures

Vertebral compression fractures that go untreated are associated with many risks that can lead to significant morbidity and mortality, even more so than hip fractures.

Oct 18th, 2021
Radiofrequency Ablation

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Dec 2nd, 2020
Facet Joint Injections

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Nov 26th, 2020
New Provider - Dr. Nicolas Maxymiv

Please help us welcome a new provider to our practice: Dr. Nicolas Maxymiv, D.O. Dr. Nicolas Maxymiv, D.O. is a Virginia native who grew up in Roanoke Virginia. He completed graduate school at Virginia Tech and medical school at the Virginia College...

Apr 27th, 2020
COVID-19:Defense of the Older Adults

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day. What you can do If you have a serious underlying medical condition: Stay home if possible.

Mar 26th, 2020
Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019

Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

Mar 20th, 2020

Lack of knowledge may cause anxiety and fear, especially if it involves your health. Here are some facts that we got from CDC about COVID-19.

Mar 19th, 2020
Get Ahead Of Your Chronic Pain (Spinal Cord Stimulation)

If you are currently experiencing chronic pain and have had little success with other therapies, Spinal Cord Stimulation may be an option for you. What is Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)? Only a doctor or pain management specialist can determine...

Mar 17th, 2020
Spinal Fractures and Balloon Kyphoplasty Treatment

Am I at risk for a compression fracture? Do you have sudden onset, sharp back pain that has lasted longer than 3 days? Are you over 50 or postmenopausal? Have you ever been diagnosed with osteoporosis or low bone mineral density?

Mar 13th, 2020
Back to School - Backpack Safety.

I know, I know... it's just midsummer and it feels like the kids just started summer vacation! But kids will be back in school before you know it, which means back to school shopping. As you scan the school supply list, chances are that the kids will...

Jul 9th, 2019
New Provider - Kevin Dunivan, DNP

Please help us welcome a new provider to our practice: Kevin Dunivan, DNP Kevin Dunivan is a licensed Nurse Practitioner. He earned his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor’s of Science in nursing.

May 26th, 2019
New Provider - Lisa Hall, PA-C

Please help us welcome a new provider to our practice: Lisa Hall, PA-C. Lisa Hall is a certified physician assistant. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia where she majored in Biology and Spanish. She went to James...

Jan 24th, 2019
Important Announcement: Technical Issue with Phone System.

Dear Patients, We were recently made aware of a technical issue concerning our phone system. This glitch caused messages left on our medical staff voicemail to be forwarded to an unknown mailbox that we were just recently able to access.

Nov 8th, 2018
Hurricane Preparedness

With severe weather in the forecast, make sure your family is prepared. With Hurricane Florence looming on the horizon and the uncertainty of the path it will take, it is always good to have a plan and make sure that your family is ready. Prepare for...

Sep 13th, 2018
Office Closed Labor Day

Our office will be closed today in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen for regular business hours tomorrow. Have a safe and happy holiday and thank you for your understanding!

Sep 3rd, 2018
Office Closed Memorial Day

Please be advised that our office will be closed on Monday, May 28th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Our office will reopen on Tuesday, May 29th for regular business hours. If you should have any questions please call our office and our staff...

May 25th, 2018
It's that time of year... Flu Season.

Do you have fever, aches, chills, tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, and/or nasal congestion? Then you might have contracted influenza or the Flu. With an especially nasty strain of flu going around this year, we ask that if you have been diagnosed...

Jan 29th, 2018
New Years Office Closings

Just a Reminder: Our office will be closed on January 1st for the New Year's Day. Thank you to all of our patients for another wonderful year! Happy New Year!

Dec 28th, 2017
Christmas Office Closing

Wishing you and yours a Happy Holiday Season! Thank you for another amazing year here at Richmond Spine Interventions and Pain Center. Just a reminder! Our office will be closed December 25th for the Christmas Holiday. Thank you for understanding!

Dec 22nd, 2017
Thanksgiving Office Closings

Thank you to all our patient's, family and friends for another wonderful year here at Richmond Spine Interventions and Pain Center. We would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from our Providers and Staff.

Nov 17th, 2017
Patient Portal

There are a lot of questions regarding the patient portal and how it can help our patients. The patient portal is a tool that can help you communicate with our staff and cut out the hold time you might encounter on the phone.

Nov 16th, 2017
Disc Degeneration and Pain

The spinal column consists of the vertebral bones and the discs which are located in between them. Intervertebral discs are fibro-cartilage rings supporting and providing mobility to the vertebral bones. The disc is a tough, outer ring called the...

Sep 13th, 2017
Spinal Stenosis: What is it?

You've experienced back and/or leg pain that's been bothering you now for a month or more. You go to your doctor, and after he/she exams you, they send you for an MRI of your lumbar spine. After completing this study, you return to their office and are...

Sep 13th, 2017
What is Spondylosis?

What is it? Definitions Merriam-Webster Dictionary Definition: Any of various degenerative diseases of the spine. Degeneration of the spinal column, especially a fusion and immobilization of the vertebral bones.

Sep 13th, 2017