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Questions to Ask Before Spine Surgery

27 December, 2016
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Your physician or Spine surgeon would recommend a Spine Surgery after all other treatment alternatives have not responded  and you still continue to have a pain. But before you go under the knife, it is good to understand all the possible implications and how to best address the same with your physician. You must also understand …

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Spine Surgery FAQ

14 February, 2015
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What is spine surgery? Spine surgery is a medical procedure that is performed with an aim of treating the chronic back or neck pain that the patient is suffering from. This procedure involves treatment or removal of herniated discs, treating vertebral fractures, spinal stenosis and bone spurs. Indications of spine surgery? No relief in cervical …

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Spine Surgery: Benefits & Risks

10 March, 2014
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Normal wear and tear, trauma, improper body mechanics, and aging can cause injury to the spine. Back pain results when damage occurs to any part of the spine or in case of excess pressure on the nerves of the spine. However, spinal or back surgery is needed in only a small percentage of cases. Most …

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Scanning Apollo Spectra Hospitals: Specialists In Surgery

23 August, 2019
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When one thinks of a hospital visit, it is normal to panic. Especially at times when the visit is regarding surgery or an operation, the fear is heightened. So what is required is a friendly approach to address this sensation.Fortunately, Indian masses now have a solution at hand. Apollo Spectra Hospitals is the ultimate landing …

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Recovery after Hip Replacement Surgery

24 March, 2017
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Once you have undergone hip replacement surgery, your recovery would depend on number of contributing factors that influence recovery time. It would be essential to understand that hip replacement is a major surgery and it would be nice to understand that staying positive and optimistic about the surgical procedure will speed the recovery times. It is …

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Ankylosing Spondylitis: Treating a Stiff Spine

23 April, 2014
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What is ankylosing spondylitis? Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis or an immune condition that affects the spine and is presented in form of pain and stiffness from the neck to the lower back. Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that causes vertebrae of the spine to fuse together, leading to a rigid spine. These …

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Role of Keyhole Surgery in Spinal Ailments

12 March, 2014
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When a person suffers from severe back or neck pain, the discs that connect the bones and ligaments comprising the spinal cord, get severely damaged. If the discs get herniated leading to neurological issues, the harniated part of this disc needs to be removed through the process of microdissection. This is where the role of …

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Pain in Spine: Which Diagnostic Test Do I Need?

10 March, 2014
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Though most spinal problems cause symptoms of pain in the neck, back, arm or leg, the underlying cause of that pain can differ for different patients. It is important to understand the exact source of the pain in order to apply the right treatment. While some spinal ailments (infection, fracture, tumour) are fairly straightforward, other …

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Spine Cancer: Treatment & Recovery Time

10 March, 2014
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Q. What are Spinal Tumours? A Spine Cancer is an abnormal growth of tissue that occurs in and around the spine. Spinal tumour can be primary (originate in the spine itself) – rare, or secondary (metastatic, moving to the spine from another location). The most common cancers that metastasis to the spine are the lung, …

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Spinal Metastases: Can Spine Cancer Spread?

10 March, 2014
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What is spinal metastases? Metastases refer to the spread of cancer from its primary location in the body to another organ. Metastatic bone disease (MBD) is the name given to the cancer that begins in an organ like the lung, breast or prostrate, and then spreads to the bone. Spinal metastases is the cancer that …

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“Oh, My Aching Back” – An Epidemic Expression of 21st Century

26 November, 2019
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Back pain is the most common cause of work-related disability. 80% of people experience back pain at some point in their lives. With increasing sedentary lifestyle and ever-expanding aging population, back pain has become the most common reason to visit a primary physician and it does not refer to any specific disease, instead, it is …

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#CrediTalk: A Run-Through On Orthopedic Problems In India By Dr. Nipun Bajaj

31 August, 2019
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<p>If you are a young adult concerned about the health of your aging parents, we understand you would have doubts. You may spend hours on the internet looking for the right answers. Whether it is about the back pain your mother complained about or...

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Overview: Centre Of Excellence Of Reliance Hospital, Navi Mumbai

29 August, 2019
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To heal and save people’s lives, Reliance hospital, Navi Mumbai was established. It is a super-specialty hospital that commits to delivering quality healthcare. This renowned hospital is equipped with the best medical technologies and patient-friendly facilities. This is a robust healthcare network that is accessible and affordable to every individual. To strengthen the healthcare system …

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Medulloblastoma – A Rare Brain Tumor

21 January, 2020
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Medulloblastoma is a cancerous tumour of the brain and the central nervous system, most commonly seen in children. It originates from the back of the skull, mostly the cerebellum. The cerebellum is responsible for our movements, muscle coordination and balance. Medulloblastoma is a malignant tumour and often spreads through the cerebrospinal fluid. It usually spreads …

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The Importance of Physiotherapy

7 January, 2020
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An episode of back pain can last for several weeks, and may also reoccur upon treatment. Physiotherapy is often considered to decrease back pain, increase function, provide education and support to prevent further recurrences and allow a patient to gradually return to normal activities. How Physiotherapy Works Physiotherapy involves physical and mechanical treatment methods to …

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8 Most Common Treatments For Neurological Disorders

22 November, 2019
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A disorder of the body’s nervous system is deemed as a neurological disorders. Various abnormalities in the brain or spinal cord (like electrical, structural, biochemical or electrical) can manifest themselves in a variety of symptoms like muscle weakness, paralysis, seizures, confusion, pain, and poor coordination. A proper diagnosis can asses which type of disorder the …

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#CrediTalk: An Interview With Dr. Gaurav Rastogi On Orthopedic Misconceptions

26 September, 2019
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<p>We are living in a society with lots of myths related to Orthopedics. Orthopedics is a branch of medicine and surgery that deals with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. There are certain “Dadi Maa Ke Nuskhe” which are still alive ...

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Brain Tumor Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

26 March, 2019
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Generally, cells in our body ages die and are replaced by the new ones. But with cancer, this cycle is disrupted. Brain tumor cells grow and unlike other normal cells, they don’t die. Eventually, cancerous cells keeps growing and more cell are added to this abnormal mass of tissue. Similarly, brain cancer is an abnormal …

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Understanding Frozen Shoulder

25 March, 2019
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Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis, in the medical terms, refer to a restricted mobility of the shoulder joint due to swelling and stiffening of the articular shoulder ligament that surrounds the joint.  This term has often been used to refer to arthritis, which is a gross misrepresentation since frozen shoulder represents the shoulder joint, while …

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Healing Acupressure Points for Back Pain

22 November, 2017
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Acupressure is a therapy that was developed over 5 thousand years ago as a crucial part of Asian and specifically Chinese medicine. This technique involves a very precise finger placement and applying pressure to those specific points along your body. These points are important since they follow specific channels also known as meridians which are …

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