What is Bilateral Foraminal Stenosis?

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  For people who are suffering from bilateral foraminal stenosis, the obvious choice is to search for possible treatment options so that they can get better. Get to know about some of the possible treatment options for bilateral foraminal stenosis. What is Bilateral Foraminal Stenosis? When the spinal nerve root becomes compressed […]

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Rhizotomy

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  A Rhizotomy is a neuro-surgical operation used to treat neck and back pain resulting from arthritis of the facet joints of your spine. Your surgeon performs a Rhizotomy only after confirming that the facet joint is the cause of your pain. How is it done? Rhizotomy is performed under GA (general anesthesia). The patient lies […]

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Bilateral Foraminal Stenosis

Last updated: 18th June, 2018  Foraminal stenosis is a condition in which the vertebral foramen become narrowed. This typically happens only with the foramen on one side of the vertebrae (unilateral foraminal stenosis). Get to know what causes Bilateral Foraminal Stenosis, its symptoms and available treatment options. What is Bilateral Foraminal Stenosis? However, in some cases, […]

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What is Spinal Stenosis

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Last updated: 7th October, 2017   Spinal stenosis is a condition that causes narrowing of the spinal canal and compression of the spinal cord and nerves. Spinal stenosis is usually the result of the aging process; however, a bulging or ruptured disc may also be the cause. Spinal stenosis occurs in the cervical and lumbar areas of the spine. Stenosis is […]

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Surgical Considerations for Spondylolisthesis

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Last updated: 18th June, 2018   Spondylolisthesis known as a slipped disc is a spinal condition in which one vertebra slips forward. When deciding whether or not to have a spine fusion surgery to treat severe symptoms from spondylolisthesis, there are multiple considerations. Non-surgical treatment options before considering a surgery: Surgery should not be considered until […]

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