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Bulging Disc Symptoms

Most of the time we often hear medical terms like bulging disc, herniated disc and even slipped disc. For most part this terms means the same but the truth is there is a difference between a bulging disc and herniated disc. A bulging disc actually expands than it normally is. The bulge do affects a […]

Herniated Disc Symptoms

Herniated disc is a condition that happens when a disc thrust out into the spinal canal. As part of the natural aging process, disc degenerates and the inner disc material can thrust out into the spinal canal. A herniated disc can affect any section of the spine but the most common is in the lumbar […]

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.

Herniated Disc Recovery Period

One of the most common causes of back pain today is herniated disc. There are a number of options when it comes to treating herniated disc from medication to physiotherapy and surgery but most of this option only delivers temporary relief. There is no specific time when it comes to recovery period for herniated disc. […]

Slipped Disc Surgery

The spine is actually made up of vertebrae or bones where you will find cartilage disc between the bones. This disc contains a gel-like substance in the center which makes the spine flexible and at the same time acts as shock absorber. When the soft part of the disc (center) bulges out it puts some […]

Cervical Bone Spurs

Cervical bone spurs or osteophytes are actually a sign of spinal degeneration. Osteophytes are common to people who are advance in age that is 60 years old and above. Spine degeneration usually occurs early adulthood yet cervical bone spurs only happens in about forty percent of the total people who have spinal degeneration.

Lower Back Surgery Options

With advanced technology, lower back surgery is now available in different procedures but then again the success rate is still low. Thus back surgery should only be considered when other conventional treatment failed, when there is injury in the peripheral nerves or presence of neurologic disease that is progressive.

DRX9000 Spinal Decompression Therapy

Axiom Worldwide is the maker of DRX9000 Spinal decompression system to help doctors with their ongoing efforts to cure chronic back pain problems. Through DRX9000, most patients no longer have to undergo surgery by undergoing several sessions of therapy using the DRX9000 spinal decompression system. It eases back pain due to herniated disc or bulging […]

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 […]

Ruptured Disc Surgery

Surgeries for ruptured disc is rarely needed however there are cases where surgery is the only option but this happens in about ten percent of patients suffering from ruptured disc. If all conventional methods of treatment fails and there is no improvement at all within three to six months of conventional treatment then that is […]