Low Back Pain – Why bed rest does not help?

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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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A primer on sports injuries

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Sports injuries are caused by overuse, direct impact, or the application of force that is greater than the body can withstand structurally. They are also caused by repetitive stress associated with athletic activities. These can affect bones and or soft tissues such as tendons, ligaments, and muscles. Common injuries include: Sprains […]

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

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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 the spine surgery?

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  The occurrence of 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 variation […]

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Slipped Disc? Take the right decision!

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  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. […]

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Keeping Surgeries Safe!

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Last updated: 22nd December, 2016  Surgeons are among the most revered and trusted medical professionals. With a surgical blade in hand, they have the power to cure their patient of several acute or chronic ailments. In return, the patient and their families extend their unlimited trust and gratitude. Even though all doctors take the Hippocratic oath […]

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