Video and Animation Directory

Causes of Sciatica

If something, such as a herniated disc, pushes on your sciatic nerve, you’ll most likely have sciatic pain. In this video, Dr. Alex Vaccaro goes through several of the most common causes of sciatica.

Cervical Spine Anatomy Animation

Cervical spine anatomy video animation explains the structures in your neck, including the vertebrae, intervertebral discs and ligaments.

Cervical Surgery Animation

Spinal neck surgery video animation explains anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. ACDF is a common cervical spine surgeries to treat neck pain caused by disc herniation.

Common Terms for Degenerative Disc Disease

Dr. Richard Fessler, a neurosurgeon, reviews several common terms you may hear your doctor use when talking about degenerative disc disease. This short video will help you be an informed patient and more fully understand your condition.

Common Terms for Sciatica

Hear an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Alex Vaccaro, explain several common terms your doctor may use when talking about sciatica. This short video will help you be an informed patient and more fully understand your condition.

Common Terms for Spinal Stenosis

Jeffrey Wang, MD, explains medical terms about spinal stenosis, a nerve compression disorder that causes back and neck pain. In this video, see anatomical spinal structures and how they relate to spinal stenosis.

Degenerative Disc Disease Animation

Degenerative disc disease video animation explains DDD symptoms, causes of back and neck pain, and treatment of this spinal disorder.

Degenerative Disc Disease Overview

In this video, you’ll quickly get basic information about degenerative disc disease from Dr. Richard Fessler, a neurosurgeon.

Degenerative Disc Disease Video Series

A spine expert, Dr. Richard Fessler, explains everything you need to know about degenerative disc disease in this in-depth video series.

Degenerative Disc Replacement Animation

Artificial disc replacement video animation explains how degenerative disc replacement is surgical performed, who is a candidate, and how total disc replacement differs from spinal fusion to treat neck and back pain.

Discography Animation

Discography video animation shows how a discogram may determine if a spinal disc is the cause your back pain and leg pain.

Electrodiagnostics Animation

Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction velocity (NCV) are types of electrodiagnostic tests explained in the video animation. Both EMG and NCV (sometimes called a nerve conduction study, NCS) may be performed to help diagnose the cause of back and/or neck pain.

Exams and Tests for Spinal Stenosis: Video

Learn how spinal stenosis is diagnosed. Doctor Jeffrey Wang, an orthopaedic spine surgeon, explains the examination and tests, such as x-rays needed to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of cervical or lumbar spinal stenosis.

Exercises for Sciatica Caused by Spinal Stenosis

To learn easy back stretches to help with sciatica caused by spinal stenosis, watch this video series.

Facet Joint Block Animation

Facet joint block video animation demonstrates how this spinal injection treats neck or back pain caused by a cervical or lumbar spine condition.