• Is Spine Surgery Safe?

    Is Spine Surgery Safe?

    Back problems related to the spine are one of the most common ailments seen by general physicians. Most of these back problems however can be treated successfully without resorting to surgical intervention. Non-invasive treatments like physiotherapy, heat and anti-inflammatory medications are usually effective in treating minor issues. Your doctor will only recommend back surgery ifRead more

  • Spinal Meningitis Symptoms

    Spinal Meningitis Symptoms

    Meningitis refers to the inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Most cases of meningitis are infectious in nature and can be caused by virus, bacteria, parasites or fungi. In rare cases is meningitis due to other non-infectious causes; these could be relatable to drug allergies, chemical reactions or even some formsRead more

  • Exercises for Spinal Stenosis

    Exercises for Spinal Stenosis

    Spinal stenosis refers to the narrowing of space within the spinal canal and the foramen region, resulting in choking of the spinal cord, peripheral nerves and nerve roots. Spinal stenosis is caused by gradual degeneration of the spine with age. Chronic day to day wear and tear of the spine resulting from osteoarthritis of theRead more

  • Lumbar Spine Surgery

    Lumbar Spine Surgery

    Lumbar spine surgery is only done when conservative methods have failed to bring about improvement in pain and disability. Surgery is done to relieve/reduce pain and to restore stability to the spine. This can be achieved either through decompression of a pinched nerve root by removing compressing tissue or by mechanical stabilization of the lowerRead more

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