Spine Services

Spine Services

Our specialty-trained doctors at Cape Fear Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are recognized experts in spinal surgery and treatment.

Our team has two incredible spine specialists who are available to treat you for all of your spinal needs. 

Dr. Jason Eck has sub-specialty training in Spine Surgery. He attended the Catholic University of America, received his Masters degree from Marquette University, and completed medical school at the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Eck was named Resident of the Year at Memorial Hospital in York, PA. Dr. Eck has received numerous research awards and has written more than 90 articles and 4 books. 

Dr. Judit Staneata specializes in nonsurgical treatment of conditions and injuries to the spine. She completed her medical degree and residency at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Trigu Mures, Romania. Dr. Staneata also completed an internship and residency in Orthopedics at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, where she became Chief Resident in July 2012. Her fellowship was completed at OrthoCarolina in Winston Salem, NC.


Surgical Specialties

Cervical Block


Facet Thermal Ablation





Spinal Cord Stimulator

Spinal Fusions

Interventional Specialties

Epidural Steroid Injections 

Facet joint Injections

Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy

Lysis of Epidural Adhesions

Medial Branch Blocks

Nerve Root Injections

Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Radiofrequency Ablation 

Sacroiliac joint injections

Spinal Blocks

Spinal Cord Stimulator Trials and Implants


Surgery Treatment

Relieves symptoms of nerve root compression (pinched nerves) caused by bones, discs, scar tissue or excessive ligament development that compresses the foramen. Procedure is used to treat foraminal stenosis, herniated disc, bulging disc, pinched nerve, bone spurs, arthritis of the spine, failed back surgery, scar tissue and sciatica.

Conditions caused by a herniated disc, bulging disc, bone spurs, facet hypertrophy or scar tissue can be treated surgically by doing a laminotomy. Procedure is used to treat bone spurs, pinched nerves, spinal stenosis, herniated disc, and bulging disc, arthritis of the spine, scar tissue and failed back surgery.

The surgical removal of a herniated disc or bulging disc material that puts pressure on a nerve root or spinal cord. Procedure is used to treat Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), Failed Back Syndrome (FBS), herniated disc, bulging disc, pinched nerve, sciatica and spinal stenosis.

Laser eradication of an effected nerve that innervates the joint to cause painful symptoms. Procedure is used to treat facet disease, facet joint syndrome, facet hypertrophy, facet arthritis and degenerative facet joints.

Fusing two or more vertebral segments of the spine to eliminate pain. Southeastern Spine provides both cervical and lumbar spinal fusion treatment options. A cervical spinal fusion procedure is used to treat herniated disc, cervical spondylosis and cervical stenosis with myelopathy. A lumbar spinal fusion procedure is used for radiculopathy, spondylolisthesis, stenosis and scoliosis.


Epidural Steroid Injections
Nerve Root Injections
Facet Joint Injections
Medial Branch Block
Intradiskal Electrothermal Therapy
Sarcroiliac (SI) Joint Injections
Lysis of Epidural Adhesions
Radiofrequency Lesioning (RF)
Spinal Cord Stimulator Trials and Implants
Manual Medicine