Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal begins to narrow which in result causes the spinal cord to become compressed. Severe and chronic neck or back pain is a symptom of this condition. Spinal stenosis can affect both the upper and lower areas of the spine. The common […]
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 […]
Obesity and musculoskeletal problems in children
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.  However, the risk factors for musculoskeletal diseases such as obesity […]
Low back pain? It can be a herniated lumbar disc!
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Disc herniation is considered as one of the most common causes of lower back and leg pain, affecting a large amount of population every year. According to a study, published in The Spine Journal, it is reported that about 0-47% cases of low back pain (LBP) occur due to the herniation […]
Low back pain? Take the right decision!
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 About 60-85% of people experience low back pain at some point in the life. According to the experts, a large number of the patients suffers from lower back pain and leg pain due to slipped disc. A slipped disc is also called as herniated or ruptured disc and puts pressure on one or more nerves in that area. […]