NEURAL FORAMINAL STENOSIS

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 […]

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Top 10 Spondylolisthesis Exercises for Back Pain

Top 10 Exercises for Spondylolisthesis-Cover image

Last updated: 19th February, 2020  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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Low Back Pain – Why bed rest does not help?

Low Back Pain – Why bed rest does not help?

Last updated: 24th December, 2019  Acute low back pain is most common reasons for young adults to see a family doctor. About 80% of people have suffered at least once with low back pain during their lifetime. Although most of the patients recover quickly with minimal treatment, proper evaluation is imperative to identify rare cases of severe […]

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Have you been advised MRI scan?

ACL surgery VS MRI Scanner

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 […]

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Obesity and musculoskeletal problems in children

Obesity and its impact on child's health

Last updated: 24th December, 2019  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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Second Opinion – Promoting it the right way!

Second Opinion

Last updated: 24th December, 2019  Importance of Second Opinion Almost a year back around January 2015, an eye-popping headline on Times of India, grabbed my attention. The article suggested that as many as 44% of suggested surgeries were unnecessary. As much as I recall, this article trended for a couple of days as the most shared […]

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

taking second opinion

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 […]

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Are you aware of the postoperative complications of spine surgery?

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 […]

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