Last updated: 25th December, 2019 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 […]
Neck exercises for Cervical Spondylosis
Last updated: 24th December, 2019 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 […]
NEURAL FORAMINAL STENOSIS
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 What is Neural foraminal stenosis? 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 […]
Top 10 Exercises For Cervical Spondylosis
Last updated: 17th February, 2020 Can cervical spondylosis relief exercises help in managing an early-stage cervical spondylosis condition? Yes and the sooner you start, the better! Get to know about the top 10 exercises to get relief from Cervical Spondylosis pain. Cervical spondylosis is an age-related medical condition observed mostly in individuals above 40 years. Cervical […]
Have you been advised MRI scan?
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 MRI scan 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 […]
Taking a second opinion? Here’s what you need to know
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 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 […]
Are you aware of the postoperative complications of spine surgery?
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 The occurrence of postoperative 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 […]