Southeastern Spine
Southeastern Spine

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Procedures

Southeastern Spine in Chattanooga, Tennessee offers a full range of procedures designed to give you the most comprehensive medical care you need. If you have nagging neck or back symptoms that radiate down your arm or leg, the solution may be a non operative treatment or surgery.

Dr. Jay Jolley at Southeastern Spine will give you honest, direct answers to all your concerns. Dr. Jolley specializes in neck and low back injuries, disorders, or symptoms, sciatica and pinched nerves, stressing non operative treatment options, however when surgery is needed, Dr. Jolley offers state of the art options such as outpatient microdiscectomy and artificial disc replacement with a focus on getting you back to work and play quickly.

Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a valued member of the North American Spine Society, Dr. Jolley understands your symptoms, weakness in your arms or legs, trouble walking and maintaining balance, the numbness and long term symptoms that you have to deal with.

Learn more about the Conditions we treat, or read further to learn more about surgical procedures and interventional procedures at Southeastern Spine.

Surgical Procedures: Cervical & Lumbar Spine

Foraminotomy

Relieves symptoms of nerve root compression (pinched nerves) caused by bones, discs, scar tissue or excessive ligament development that compresses the foramen. Procedure is used to treat foraminal stenosis, herniated disc, bulging disc, pinched nerve, bone spurs, arthritis of the spine, failed back surgery, scar tissue and sciatica.

Laminotomy

Conditions caused by a herniated disc, bulging disc, bone spurs, facet hypertrophy or scar tissue can be treated surgically by doing a laminotomy. Procedure is used to treat bone spurs, pinched nerves, spinal stenosis, herniated disc, and bulging disc, arthritis of the spine, scar tissue and failed back surgery.

Disectomy

The surgical removal of a herniated disc or bulging disc material that puts pressure on a nerve root or spinal cord. Procedure is used to treat Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), Failed Back Syndrome (FBS), herniated disc, bulging disc, pinched nerve, sciatica and spinal stenosis.

Facet Thermal Ablation

Laser eradication of an effected nerve that innervates the joint to cause painful symptoms. Procedure is used to treat facet disease, facet joint syndrome, facet hypertrophy, facet arthritis and degenerative facet joints.

Fusion

Fusing two or more vertebral segments of the spine to eliminate pain. Southeastern Spine provides both cervical and lumbar spinal fusion treatment options. A cervical spinal fusion procedure is used to treat herniated disc, cervical spondylosis and cervical stenosis with myelopathy. A lumbar spinal fusion procedure is used for radiculopathy, spondylolisthesis, stenosis and scoliosis.

Interventional Procedures

  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Nerve Root Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Medial Branch Block
  • Intradiskal Electrothermal Therapy
  • Sarcroiliac (SI) Joint Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Lysis of Epidural Adhesions
  • Radiofrequency Lesioning (RF)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Trials and Implants
  • Manual Medicine

To learn more about becoming a patient at Southeastern Spine, please visit the Contact Us page, or Schedule An Appointment, today.