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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Suffering from Sciatica? Physical Therapy Can Help!!
Last updated: 25th December, 2019 Sciatica is a radiating pain along the course of the sciatic nerve and is felt in the back, buttocks, back of the thigh, legs and the foot. It is commonly due to disk prolapse. This incidence is related to age and rare before 30 years. The highest incidence is found in […]
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. […]