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.
Ankylosing Spondylitis: Treating a Stiff Spine
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 lo...View More
Pain in Spine: Which Diagnostic Test Do I Need?
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 sou...View More
Spine Cancer: Treatment & Recovery Time
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 ...View More
Brain Tumor Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
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...View More
Healing Acupressure Points for Back Pain
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 ap...View More
Chemotherapy in Children
Currently the numerous advances in the field of medicine have helped doctors to lessen and even prevent many side effects of cancer treatments. However, parents whose children require chemothera...View More
Radiation Therapy FAQ
What is Radiation Therapy? Radiation therapy is a common treatment for cancer that uses radiations like x-rays, gamma rays, protons or electron beams to destroy or control malignant cancer cells...View More
Treating Marfan Syndrome symptoms in newborns
The Marfan Syndrome was named after a French doctor, Antoine Marfan, who discovered the disease in 1896. This disorder affects the body’s connective tissue, which can be said to be a kind ...View More
Genu Recurvatum: Knee Deformity
Referred to as Knee Hyperextension or Back Knee, Genu Recurvatum is an extremely complex deformity of the knee-joint. Under this condition, the knee bends backward with an extensive extension in...View More
Dealing with back pain for too long?
What is lower back pain? Low back provides structural support, movement and protection to body tissues. It supports the upper body while standing, extends at the waist when a person bends, and r...View More
Why does my tailbone hurt?
What is coccyx (Tail bone) pain? Coccydynia is a type of lower back pain felt around the last bone at the base of the spine (known as the coccyx or tailbone). Tenderness and pain is experienced ...View More
Don’t Ignore A Slipped Disc
What is slipped disc? The bones that form the spine or backbone are stacked over each other, separated by a cushion covering of round, flat, compressible discs. These spinal discs make the spine...View More
Can my back pain be a spinal infection?
What is spinal infection? The spinal cord and its surrounding structures can become infected due to bacteria or fungi in the following regions: Vertebral column (bones) Intervertebral discs Dura...View More
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