David L. Kramer, M.D.
David A. Bomback, M.D.
Kristy M. Zerfass, PA-C


39 Hospital Avenue Danbury, CT 06810 TEL: (203) 744-9700

     
  

Patient Information

Information for Patients Undergoing Surgery

Patients who have scheduled surgery are strongly encouraged to complete an animated, online educational program called Emmi.  Emmi helps patients understand how to prepare for surgery, explains what the procedure entails, and what to expect after surgery.  Patients can access Emmi from any computer at www.my-emmi.com before their procedure and also during the recovery process.  Our Surgical Scheduler will provide patients with their username and password that is required to access the program. 

Patient Educational Printouts

Updated Personal and Insurance Information

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Common Spinal Conditions

Understanding Your Spinal Condition

Anatomy of the Spine
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Back and Neck Braces
Biological and Medical Risk Factors
Bone Grafts
Diagnosing Spine Problems
Lifestyle Risk Factors
Osteoporosis
Pain Medications
Possible Complications of Spine Surgery
Post Surgery Rehabilitation
Preventive Treatment Options
Spinal Rehabilitation
Surgical After Care

Neck Pain & Disorders (Cervical)

Anatomy of the Cervical Spine
Anterior Cervical Fusion
Cervical Corpectomy and Strut Graft
Cervical Fusion
Cervical Kyphosis
Cervical Laminectomy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Neck Pain (Overview)
Posterior Cervical Fusion
Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine

Mid-Back Pain & Disorders (Thoracic)

Adult Kyphosis
Adult Kyphosis - Types and Causes
Compression Fractures
Herniated Thoracic Disc
Possible Complications
Scheuermann's Kyphosis
Scoliosis
Thoracic Spine Anatomy

Low Back Pain & Disorders (Lumbar)

Compression Fractures
Degenerative Adult Scoliosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Cages
Laminotomy and Discectomy
Low Back Pain (Overview)
Low Back Pain in Athletes
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Anatomy
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Pedicle Screws and Rods
Possible Complications
Rehabilitation for Low Back Pain
Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome
Scoliosis
Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Scoliosis & Spinal Deformity

Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Radiological Imaging, Tests & Procedures

Bone Scan
CT Scan
Discogram
EMG
Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI)
Facet Joint Block Injection
Lab Tests
MRI Scan
Myelogram
Somatosensory Evoked Potential
Spinal Injections
Spinal Tap
X-ray