Dr. Gregory Gullung specializes in Orthopedic surgery of the Spine. I believe in discussing, with the patient, their goals and treatment options.
With a focus on providing the least invasive care that will give them the best possible outcome, and provide them with the lifestyle they desire. I am able to provide many of these services in house to provide reliable and efficient care for my patients.
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS: AO Spine Surgery Fellowship, August 2010 – July 2011
University of Alabama at
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THANKSGIVING HOURS | Our office hours have changed in observance of Thanksgiving. Please click here to learn more: www.orthoalabama.com/holiday-hours
FEATURED DOCTOR | “Dr. Gullung is the best orthopedic doctor I have ever had. I'm always willing to drive those extra miles to be in the hands of a great doctor. He has changed my life for the best, and I highly recommend him. Thank you, Dr. Gullung. You are the best!” –Nadia B.
To see what other patients are saying about Dr. Gregory Gullung, one of our fellowship-trained spine surgeons, click here: www.doctorreviews.com/doctor/dr-Gregory-Gullung-reviews
How Does Text Neck Cause Pain? Research reveals that the distinct neck bend seen in texting teens and adults is causing a new overuse syndrome known as "text neck." Learn what can be done to avoid it.
How the pandemic is changing spine surgery: 5 surgeon insights From the outpatient migration to the increasing popularity of certain spinal approaches, five spine surgeons discuss how the pandemic has altered the field:
Due to inclement weather, Ortho Alabama Spine & Sports Trussville and Hoover locations will be closed Tuesday, February 16th. We will resume regular business hours Wednesday, February 17th. We hope everyone stays safe and weather aware.
Lumbar Spine Anatomy and Pain Learn about the anatomy of the lumbar spine including the potential problems that can occur in this area of the back.
HOLIDAY HOURS | Our office hours have changed in observance of the holidays. Please click here to learn more: www.orthoalabama.com/holiday-hours
4 Easy Stretches for a Stiff Neck The neck extension, neck flexion, later neck flexion and neck rotation stretches can help to improve neck flexibility and function, as well as reduce neck pain and stiffness.
How Cervical Disc Degeneration Occurs As cervical discs naturally lose water over time, they become susceptible to tearing, which leads to additional dehydration. This cycle is known as cervical degeneration disc disease.
Happy Thanksgiving! We hope everyone has a wonderful and safe holiday! We will reopen on Monday! 🦃🍁
How a Lumbar Herniated Disc Causes Sciatica The sciatic nerve roots in your lower back can be affected by a herniated disc. Each affected nerve root sends pain into a different part of the leg. Read on to learn more about sciatica caused by a herniated disc and useful tips to prevent your symptoms.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome vs. Cervical Radiculopathy Carpal tunnel syndrome results in numbness and weakness in the hand and wrist. Read more about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of carpal tunnel.
INJURED DURING THE GAME? | Our sports medicine experts are here to help!
Don’t let an injury keep you sidelined. Schedule an appointment with one of our specialty-trained sports medicine doctors by calling (205) 208-8646 or request an appointment online by clicking here: orthoalabama.com/appointments
CELEBRATE PTs! | October is National Physical Therapy Month!
This month, we commend physical therapists for the vital role they play in improving and restoring the quality of patients’ lives!
7 Back Pain Conditions That Mainly Affect Women Women typically encounter back pain more often than men, regardless of age. Here are 7 common causes of back pain in women and the typical symptoms that they may cause.
OrthoAlabama Spine & Sports expands to Hoover Their expertise includes interventional pain management, joint replacement and revision, orthopedic trauma, physical medicine and rehabilitation, rheumatology and sports medicine.
Cervical Spinal Nerves In addition to the seven cervical vertebrae, cervical anatomy features eight cervical nerves (C1-C8) that branch off of the spinal cord and control different types of bodily and sensory activities.
ATTENTION! | In observance of Labor Day, we will be closed on Monday, September 7.
HOOVER OFFICE OPEN! | We are still so excited about the opening of our new, state-of-the-art facility in Hoover!
Click here to schedule a SAFE in-office appointment with one of our expert doctors in Hoover: https://orthoalabama.com/contacts-us/
NEW OFFICE! | Join us on Thursday, July 23, at 3:30 p.m. as we celebrate the opening of our new Hoover office with a ribbon-cutting ceremony!
We are proud to offer exceptional orthopedic care, on-site MRI, X-ray, and physical and occupational therapy at our state-of-the-art clinic.
We will be closed tomorrow 7/3 in observance of Independence Day and reopen for normal business hours Monday 7/6. We hope everyone has a wonderful and safe 4th! 🇺🇸
ATTENTION! We are currently experiencing phone issues.
We are working with our phone carrier and will provide an update as soon as the issues have been resolved.
Thank you for your patience and understanding!
SECOND LOCATION COMING SOON! We will be in clinic at both locations during the week. We will update information regarding our clinic days at both locations closer to the opening date.
SECOND LOCATION COMING SOON! | We are excited to open our new location in Hoover on Wednesday, July 15!
Offering exceptional orthopedic care, on-site MRI, X-ray, and physical and occupational therapy, we are excited to welcome patients to our facility.
To schedule an appointment at our new office, please call (205) 208-8646.
Our phones are currently back up. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
Our phones are currently down. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will give an update once the phones are back up.
7 Tips to Protect Your Lower Back Your lower back has a unique anatomy made up of different types of tissues, including bones, muscles, ligaments, nerves, and blood vessels. Here are 7 commonly overlooked tips that can help protect and stabilize your lower back.
Is My Back Pain Caused by a Pinched Nerve or Degenerated Disc? Pain arising from spinal abnormalities are typically caused by a pinched nerve or a degenerating disc. Getting the correct diagnosis is key to finding a solution.
This week, we had the opportunity to train for lumbar artificial disc replacement as an alternative for lumbar spinal fusion. The artificial disc replacement potentially allows for more lumbar spine mobility than what fusions currently restrict.
Cervical Herniated Disc Symptoms and Treatment Options A cervical herniated disc is a common cause of pain that radiates from the neck into the arm. If symptoms persist or become severe, a range of treatment options is available to alleviate the pain.
Everyday Activities to Relieve Sciatica Essential techniques to help relieve sciatica pain, as well as prevent future episodes of pain include using correct posture and staying active in moderation.
If you feel telehealth would be most beneficial for you, please give us a call to further discuss the options!
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