The materials on this Web site are for your general educational information only. Information you read on this Web site cannot replace the relationship that you have with your health care professional. We do not practice medicine or provide medical services or diagnosis as a part of this Web site. Individual orthopedic, neurologic, and spine conditions, treatment and recovery times may vary. Each patient’s experience with interventional pain management procedures, arthroscopic, orthopedic, neurologic and spine surgery will differ. All surgical procedures involve some level of risk. If directed to pursue surgery by your physician, prompt action is advised, as waiting may reduce the efficacy of surgical treatment. Patients may be required to rest 48 hours or longer post-surgery. Should the patient be given a surgical order for a stabilization, additional time might be needed prior to the procedure for insurance authorization purposes. Postoperative instructions vary from patient to patient. Follow your doctor’s advice. Interventional and surgical procedures are reserved for those patients medically cleared and scheduled for invasive medical treatment. Some patients’ individual medical conditions may require additional testing that Sterling Medical Group will facilitate through a third-party service provider. Diagnostic procedures in some facilities are facilitated by Sterling Medical Group through a third-party provider. Medicare, Medicaid, and most commercial insurances currently not accepted.

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