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Glenn M. Amundson, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Heartland Hand & Spine Orthopaedic Center
Shawnee Mission, KS

About Glenn M. Amundson, MD

Dr. Glenn M. Amundson is a graduate of the US Naval Academy and attended medical school at the University of Iowa. He completed his spine fellowship at the University of California.

He is currently in private practice at Heartland Hand & Spine Orthopaedic Center, Shawnee Mission, KS.

Articles Written by Glenn M. Amundson, MD

SpineCath Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy

SpineCATH IDET therapy is a minimally invasive treatment in which the physician applies controlled levels of thermal energy to a broad section of the affected disc wall.

Low Back Pain

Disc degeneration affects about 12 million people in the United States, of which most are between the ages of 20 and 65. Approximately 10% of patients with degenerative discs are candidates for some type of spinal surgery.

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