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James Leipzig, MD, FACS and his experienced medical staff are committed to providing the highest quality spinal care and spine surgery in order to deliver the best outcomes for patients. Please refer to the following videos, forms and instructions to optimize your experience at Virginia Spine Care. Contact us if you have any questions.

Educational Videos

A library of animated videos about various conditions, spine surgery and non-surgical procedures.

Patient Forms

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Surgery Information

Prepare for your surgery with information about epidurals, myelography, surgery, medications and more.

Post-Operative Instructions

After your procedure, following these instruction can benefit the quality and speed of your recovery.


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    Robotic Spine Surgery in Virginia: Mazor X

    Thanks to technological advancements, minimally invasive spine surgery is continuously becoming more sophisticated. New techniques are leading to higher success rates and fewer complications. Mazor X is a guidance system that allows an exclusive group of surgeons in the United States to digitally plan an entire treatment strategy before he or she goes into the …

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    What is cervical arthroplasty (Cervical disc replacement)?

    The cervical spine is composed of seven vertebrae and five discs. The discs, which are located between each vertebrae, act as shock absorbers, and along with the joints of the cervical spine, allow for motion. As a consequence of aging or injury, the discs can potentially rupture, resulting in a herniated disc, with pinching and …

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    Disc Herniation: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    The discs in your spine act as shock absorbers between vertebrae – protecting and cushioning the spine from everyday strain, and help to minimize the impact of movement on the spinal column. Discs are designed with a hard outer layer known as the annulus and soft central component, or nucleus. As the disc degenerates due …

"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.