Tag Archives: cervical spine

Cervical Kyphosis

When viewed in the side, the normal curve of the cervical spine curves a little bit inward but if the curve of the back of the neck becomes abnormal it is called cervical kyphosis. Cervical Kyphosis curve actually looks like a letter “C” with the opening of the letter pointing in front. The bigger the […]

Spinal Cord Compression Symptoms

Spinal cord is about the diameter of a human finger and this connects to the brain. This cord ends at the middle of the back and it is protected or encased in a bony vertebral column. The spinal cord is surrounded with a cerebral spinal fluid which protects its fragile nerve tissues against any damage […]

Cervical Spondylosis Treatment

Cervical spondylosis or also known as osteoarthritis of the neck or it may be referred to as degenerative disc disease of the neck. This condition is brought about degenerative changes in the bones as well as the spinal disc. The primary cause of cervical spondylosis is due to aging. This condition usually shows after age […]

Spinal Cord Stimulator Cost

Spinal Cord Stimulator has been use by doctors for over thirty years now to aid in relieving chronic nerve pain. Also called as neurostimulator, this stimulator is set into the body whose function is to send out impulses that will stop the pain signals thus preventing them from reaching the brain. This treatment does not […]

Spinal Fusion Surgery Complications

Spine fusion surgery is done along with other kind of spine surgery. Its purpose is to join individual vertebrae together within the spine. Looking at our spine, the spinal column consists of individual vertebrae which are on top with each other. In between these vertebrae is a soft cushion called disc. The disc spaces lets […]

Spinal Fusion Surgery Recovery

Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure which is performed to correct problems in the small bones of the spine. The basic thing is to join together the painful vertebrae so that they heal into a single bone. This procedure is only done if the surgeon can really point the source of pain. To make this […]

Anterior Cervical Discectomy

For those people who are suffering from severe neck pain or any problem in the cervical spine then an anterior cervical discectomy may be needed. This article will discuss what this surgical procedure is all about.

Cervical Pinched Nerve

Cervical radiculopathy is another name for cervical pinched nerve. This condition happens when a nerve in the neck is pinched or irritated at the base of the spinal canal. The pain usually spread down to the shoulder, arm and even down to the hand. There are different causes of Cervical radiculopathy but the most common […]

Cervical Disc Surgery

Majority who suffers from cervical disc disease usually gets better on their own using conservative treatments. However for severe cases surgery might be your only option. Cervical disc disease is actually an abnormality in one or more discs. Disc might be damaged due to arthritis or unknown cause which will result to neck pain because […]

Cervical Disc Herniation

Massage therapy is getting popular these days but individuals should have a careful assessment whether massage is really good or work on specific condition. In most instances massage is really beneficial but there are some instances too where it can do much harm too.