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 Spondylolisthesis Exercises for Back Pain

Last updated: 20th December, 2018  The word spondylolisthesis arises from the Greek word spondylo means spine, and listhesis means slipping down a slippery path. Spondylolisthesis is a condition of the spine in which there would be a forward or backward slippage of one vertebra on an adjacent vertebra (vertebrae are small bones forming the backbone). It […]

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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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Obesity and musculoskeletal problems in children

Picture of obese people walking, including a child

Last updated: 7th October, 2017  Musculoskeletal diseases are often associated with aging. It is true that the overall prevalence of muscle and bone-related diseases in a young age group is only about 3%, but increases to as high as 25% in age 70 and above. [1] However, the risk factors for musculoskeletal diseases such as obesity […]

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