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Intradiscal PRP

Intradiscal PRP By Dr. Craig Best What is discogenic low back pain? Lumbar intervertebral discs are a common cause of chronic low back pain. A fissure or tear in the outer fibrous portion of the disc, the annulus fibrosus, can allow some of the inner liquid portion,...

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Why does my back hurt? Part 2

Why does my back hurt? Part II Dr. Dwight TyndallThere are as many treatments for back pain as there are causes of back pain. In part one of this column, I explored the various reasons for back pain. In this column, the various treatments available are explored. If...

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The evolution of value-based spine care

The evolution of value-based spine care: Dr. Dwight Tyndall on the key challenges & opportunities View Original Article at Becker's Spine Review Dwight Tyndall, MD, a spine surgeon with Munster, Ind.-based Spine Care Specialists, has spent his career focused on...

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What Is A Spinal Cord Stimulator

Spinal Cord Stimulators What are they and what conditions they treat. Dr. Craig BestWhat is a spinal cord stimulator?A spinal cord stimulator (SCS) is a non-surgical treatment for chronic pain conditions that uses electrical signals to block nerves of the spine that...

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Are stem cells a source of possible future treatment?

Are stem cells a source of possible future treatment? Dr. Dwight Tyndall Stem cells have been in news recently as the cure all for about every medical illness from Alzheimer's to back pain to heart disease. The premise is that since these cells can give rise to every...

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Personalized Medicine in Spinal Care

Personalized Medicine in Spinal Care: Q&A with Dr. Nitin Khanna of Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana View Original Article on Becker's Spine Nitin Khanna, MD, a spine care specialist at Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana in Munster, discusses...

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5 Keys To Safer Spine Surgery

5 Keys To Safer Spine Surgery OSNI's spine expert, Nitin Khanna, MD, explores minimizing common problems and complications associated with spine surgery. Follow the link below to view his article about 5 things you need to know to make your cases...

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A Multicenter Radiographic Evaluation

OSNI spine surgeon, Nitin Khanna, has just published again in the latest Spine Journal. He serves as an associate editor for the journals as well. SPINE is widely considered the most prestigious international journal of spine surgery. He is on the cutting-edge of research and minimally invasive surgery.

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CBD Oil, The New Medical Elixir

CBD Oil, The New Medical Elixir View Original Article on NWI Times CBD oil, or cannabidiol oil, has become popular recently, with many touting its many benefits — from pain relief, anxiety, convulsions, chronic pain, epilepsy, PTSD, fibromyalgia,...

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Back Pain: When To Get Help

Back Pain: When To Get Help By Nitin Khanna, MD View Original Article on NWI Times OSNI spine surgeon, Nitin Khanna MD, has just published again in the latest SPINE journal. He serves as an associate editor for the journal as well. SPINE is widely considered the most...

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Holistic Approach to Back Pain Relief

Holistic approach to back pain relief By Dr. Dwight Tyndall A combination of stretching, yoga, and isometric exercises can alleviate lower back pain and avoid a surgery down the road Dr. Dwight Tyndall, Spine Surgeon and an expert in Outpatient Spine Surgery, is a...

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What are opioids and why is there a crisis?

What are opioids and why is there a crisis? By Dr. Dwight Tyndall View Original Article on NWI Times Opioids. What is an opioid? There has been a lot of news recently about the opioid crisis. So what are opioids and why is there a crisis? Technically, an opioid...

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OSNI Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Tamara Lee

OSNI Welcomes Nurse Practicioner Tamara Lee, DNP, APN, RNFA OSNI welcomes Tamara Lee, Dr. Tyndall's Nurse Practitioner! Tamara's role is to improve access for spine patients as well as improve patient care. Tamara will be a fantastic addition to Dr. Tyndall's spine...

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Second Chance At A Normal Life

A Second Chance At A Normal Life Dr. Arshad KhanA revolutionary surgical procedure performed by Dr. Arshad Khan of Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana (OSNI) is saving limbs and giving patients a second chance at a normal life The patient, a man in his early...

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Outpatient Spine Surgery: What You Need to Know

Outpatient Spine Surgery: What You Need to Know View Original Article on Spine Universe Dwight Tyndall, MD, FAAOS talked with SpineUniverse to explain the in's and out's of outpatient spine surgery, potential benefits, conditions treated and surgical...

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Khanna Dec NWI Times

Region businesses share plans and hopes to benefit their clients in 2018 View Original Article on NWI Times To your health According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, 41 percent of Americans make one or more New Year’s resolutions. But only 9...

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Why independent practice, outpatient surgery will drive the orthopedic field over the next 10 years View Original Article on Becker's Spine Review Independent practice, coupled with the drive for outpatient surgery, will transform the orthopedic field in...

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OSNI Hosts 3rd Annual Patriotic 5k Run/Walk

OSNI Hosts 3rd Annual Patriotic 5k Run/Walk View Original Article on NWI Times OSNI hosted our 3rd annual patriotic 5k run/walk on Saturday, August 26th at Centennial Park in Munster, Indiana. With over 300 participants and $5,000 raised for our...

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Dr. Khanna & Dr. Tyndall featured in NWI Times

Northwest Indiana orthopedists bring innovative procedures to the Region View Original Article on NWI Times Mark Blaszczyk was remodeling his deck on a recent day in Wheatfield. A few months ago, that didn't look like it would be possible. His right ankle...

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Summer Safety Tips for Back Health

Summer Safety Tips for Your Neck and Back Health SpineUniverse Talks with Spine Specialist, Dwight Tyndall, MD Written by Dwight S. Tyndall, MD, FAAOS View Original Article on SpineUniverse As the weather heats up across the country, so does everyone's...

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Dr. Khanna Featured in NWI Times

Dr. Khanna Treats NWI Woman With Fractured Disc  Nitin Khanna, M.D., FAAOS View Original Article on NWI Times When Colleen McDermott woke up one morning in February 2016 with pain shooting down her arm, she knew something was seriously wrong. “This wasn’t...

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ARCHIVES 2016

July 2017

Treatment helps NWI woman with a fractured disc.

December 2016

Nitin Khanna MD serves as Faculty for Minimally Invasive Spine Meeting – SOLAS 2016 in NYC

October 2016

Nitin Khanna MD research presented at the Society from Miminally
Invasive Spine Surgery in Las Vegas

October 2016

A Look Into Cutting-Edge Advancements in Treatment for the Injured Worker

October 2016

Nitin Khanna MD and Dwight Tyndall named 341 spine surgeons to know in Becker’s SPINE REVIEW

September 2016

Welcome Daniel Woods M.D. Click here to read article…

August 2016

Nitin Khanna MD, AAOS spokesperson, promotes back pack safety with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

July 2016

Welcome Craig Best D.O. Click here to read article…

June 2016

Nitin Khanna MD presents at Becker’s SPINE REVIEW in Chicago

May 2016

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Nitin Khanna, MD, answers questions about back pain & spine procedures (May 2016)

April 2016

Medialized, Muscle-Splitting Approach for Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

May 2015

OSNI Named as Best of the Region 2016

April 2016

Back Pain: When to Get Help by Dr. Nitin Khanna

April 2016

Nitin Khanna MD presented his MAS PLIF research at the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)

April 2016

Dr. Tyndall received a perfect score on the “Ganey Patient Experience” survey! Click to view scores (2016)

March 2016

Outpatient surgery gaining popularity in Northwest Indiana — 4 insights

March 2016

Same-day surgeries on the rise in NWI

February 2016

OSNI is proud to announce Patient Choice and Compassionate Doctor Awards for 2016

2016

Breaking Through the ‘‘Glass Ceiling’’ of
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
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