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James M. Leipzig Receives “Best Bedside Manner” Award For Spine Surgery

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Our Health Magazine, Virginia recently awarded James. M. Leipzig with “Best Bedside Manner” for Spine Surgery. Spine surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect the spinal cord. To view the current edition of Our Health Virginia, you can visit the digital issue here. Best Bedside …

Degenerative Spinal Disorders and Treatment

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Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified, Salem, Virginia spine surgeon with over two decades of experience. He specializes in procedures including robotic spine surgery, microsurgical lumbar surgery, disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery, and more, serving the greater Roanoke, VA area. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please contact our office. Degenerative spinal disorders are common disorders, often associated with aging. …

14 Natural Pain Relievers For Chronic Back Pain

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Here’s a list natural pain relievers by Stephanie Burke (Spine-Health) that may help chronic back pain. Each of these won’t be for everyone, but any number of these natural pain relievers might help you rely less on pain medications and feel more in control of your life. Release your inner endorphins. These natural chemicals block …

Winterize Your Run

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Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified, Salem, Virginia spine surgeon with over two decades of experience. He specializes in procedures including robotic spine surgery, microsurgical lumbar surgery, disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery, and more, serving the greater Roanoke, VA area. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please contact our office. Just because it’s cold outside does not mean you should …

Roanoke Valley to Host the 2013 Bike Virginia Tour

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Have you heard that Roanoke, Virginia is hosting the 2013 Bike Virginia Tour? The annual six-day tour, scheduled for June 24-26, 2013, showcases Virginia’s best cycling routines. The event is expected to attract 1,600 cyclists from around the world to the Roanoke area. The second leg of the tour is based in Botetourt County’s Greenfield …

World Spine Day

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Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified, Salem, Virginia spine surgeon with over two decades of experience. He specializes in procedures including robotic spine surgery, microsurgical lumbar surgery, disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery, and more, serving the greater Roanoke, VA area. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please contact our office. October 16th is World Spine Day and it is important to …

Degenerative Cervical Spine

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Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified, Salem, Virginia spine surgeon with over two decades of experience. He specializes in procedures including robotic spine surgery, microsurgical lumbar surgery, disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery, and more, serving the greater Roanoke, VA area. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please contact our office. Degenerative cervical spine conditions affect the neck and upper back, …

Football Player Stable After Spine Surgery

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Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified, Salem, Virginia spine surgeon with over two decades of experience. He specializes in procedures including robotic spine surgery, microsurgical lumbar surgery, disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery, and more, serving the greater Roanoke, VA area. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please contact our office. Tulane University’s Devon Walker fractured his spine while making a tackle …

Virginia Spine Care Gets A Brand New Look & Feel

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In case you haven’t noticed, Virginia Spine Care has a completely new website! The new site offers better navigation, appointment and contact forms, directions page with an interactive map, and much more. Did we mention the Patient Education section of the website is now iPad friendly? The library of animated videos describes various spinal disorders …

James Leipzig Talks About a Team Approach

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James Leipzig talks about how a team approach allows him and his team of doctors to provide efficient and high quality care. Lewis Gale Regional Health System is the #1 Spine Surgery Program in Virginia. Watch this one minute commercial to hear what James Leipzig has to say. Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified, Salem, Virginia spine surgeon with …

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    Major Results, Minimal Invasiveness: The Mazor X Revisited

    In 2018, Virginia Spine Care became the first Southwest Virginia practice to offer Mazor X robotic spine surgery following Dr. Leipzig’s extensive training in this revolutionary robot-navigated system. In that time, Dr. Leipzig has completed more than 150 robot-guided pedicle screw placements and improved the quality of lives in his patients who’ve undergone minimally invasive spine …

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    Managing a Herniated Lumbar Disk

    Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified, Salem, Virginia spine surgeon with over two decades of experience. He specializes in procedures including robotic spine surgery, microsurgical lumbar surgery, disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery, and more, serving the greater Roanoke, VA area. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please contact our office. Our spine is responsible for a lot of our daily movement, …

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    Robotic Spine Surgery Case Study

    Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified Virginia spine surgeon serving Roanoke and Salem communities with over two decades of experience. He treats spinal stenosis, specializing in procedures like minimally invasive lumbar laminoplasty, microsurgical lumbar surgery, robotic spine surgery, disc arthroplasty, and more. Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery Minimally-invasive spinal procedures (less-disruptive spine surgery) have made surgery less painful and far more effective than ever …

"I enjoy interacting with patients and helping them understand their condition and treatment options. Spine problems and spinal surgery can be stressful. It’s an honor to be able to treat patients and guide them toward recovery."
James Leipzig, M.D., F.A.C.S.