Common Spine Problems

Spondylitis-Spondylosis-Spondylolisthesis

Last updated: 7th October, 2017   Spondylosis Spondylosis, also known as spinal arthritis is common, an age-related condition that affects the joints and discs in your neck and back. Spondylitis Spondylitis is an Inflammation of any of the joints between the vertebrae of the spine. This may occur in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or more specifically, in […]

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Spondylosis, Spondylitis, and Spondylolisthesis – Know the difference

Last updated: 26th October, 2018  Many patients are confused by the similarity of the terms spondylosis, spondylitis and spondylolisthesis. When researching spine conditions, it is essential to research the correct condition for you. In this article, we explain the difference between “spondylosis” and “spondylitis” and “spondylolisthesis” so patients can spend time researching the correct medical condition […]

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Neck exercises for Cervical Spondylosis

Last updated: 26th October, 2018  Neck pain medically termed as ‘cervical spondylosis‘, has become a common problem caused by the wear and tear of cartilage and bones in the cervical vertebra (neck) area. This degeneration of the bones and cartilage causes neck pain and can disrupt activities of daily living. Since this wear and tear happens […]

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NEURAL FORAMINAL STENOSIS

neural foraminal stenosis

Last updated: 27th October, 2018  The term “Neural” refers to the nervous system, while “Stenosis” pertains to the act of narrowing. Neural foramen stenosis, also known as foraminal narrowing, is a condition that occurs when the roots of the spinal nerves are compressed. These spinal nerve roots run through small openings at each level of the […]

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Top 10 exercises for cervical spondylosis

Last updated: 26th October, 2018  Can exercises for cervical spondylosis help in managing an early-stage cervical spondylosis condition? Yes and the sooner you start, the better! Get to know how about top 10 exercises to get relief from Cervical Spondylosis pain. Neck pain medically termed as ‘cervical spondylosis’, has become a common problem, experienced by most […]

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Have you been advised MRI scan?

MRI Scanner

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  MRI or magnetic resonance imaging is an advanced test that uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to create pictures of organs inside the body. It is among one of the most sophisticated diagnosis tool available to the physicians. An MRI scan is often quite helpful in analyzing following type […]

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Taking a second opinion? Here’s what you need to know

taking second opinion

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Following the paradigm that two eyes are better than one, many healthcare systems and patients prefer to get a second opinion nowadays, especially before undergoing surgery or procedure that is known to have some risks or serious side-effects. In fact, the Massachusetts state made it mandatory way back in 1970’s to […]

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Are you aware of the postoperative complications of the spine surgery?

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  The occurrence of complications after spine surgery is unavoidable. The frequency of the postoperative complications varies person to person. According to the “European Spine Journal”, the complications after spine surgery mostly depend on the underlying pathology and the procedure. Some other factors like technical failure, unexpected body response, or anatomical variation […]

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