Oliver Tannous

Keep moving to avoid and relieve back pain

Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute April 06, 2017

Physical activity is vital for overall health, including for a healthy spine. Most people can avoid chronic back or neck…

Neck surgery with shorter recovery, better range of motion

Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute July 12, 2017

For many years, the gold standard for surgical treatment of certain painful neck conditions has been a procedure called anterior…

Why does back pain persist after surgery?

Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute August 14, 2017

Living with severe back pain can be debilitating. If left untreated, the pain can make it difficult or impossible to…