What should I know about lumbar spinal fusion?

What should I know about lumbar spinal fusion?

Most lower back pain can be effectively managed with a variety of helpful interventions. Physical therapy, weight loss, smoking cessation, chiropractic treatment, steroid injections, and traction are just a few examples of conventional treatments that can improve back pain. In special circumstances where these treatments fail, a doctor can discuss with Read more…

How to treat spinal stenosis

How to treat spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which your spine narrows in multiple areas, increasing stress on the spinal cord. It can cause nerve pain and muscle weakness in the back and spine. You can develop this condition due to wear and tear and age. For spinal stenosis, you can make lifestyle adjustments and Read more…

7 myths about back pain

7 myths about back pain

Many people experience back pain. In fact, back pain is one of the most common orthopedic problems. Research shows that about 80 percent of adults report low back pain at some point in their lives. Usually lasting from a few days to several weeks, most back problems are considered short-term Read more…

Signs of scoliosis of the spine

Signs of scoliosis of the spine

Scoliosis is a three-dimensional deformation that occurs when the spine becomes abnormally turned and curved to the side. Most often, this deformation has no known cause, and in this case it is called idiopathic scoliosis. Some people mistakenly believe that carrying heavy bags or sleeping on their sides can cause scoliosis, but Read more…