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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 […]

Compression Fractures Of The Spine

The most common type of fracture that affects the spine is the compression fractures. Here it causes the vertebrae or bone to collapse in height. This happens when the vertebrae in the spine is compressed which in turn reduces its height. This is often seen in two groups of people. One is those who suffer […]

Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression

Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD) is a new procedure which is increasingly popular today in treating several back problems due to compression. It is a new procedure which is just approved by the FDA for clinical use. It is one procedure that is cost effective and less invasive. If in any case the condition does […]

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 […]

Neural Foraminal Narrowing

Neural Foraminal narrowing is a narrow or tight opening where the nerves pass through the spinal cord to other parts of the body. The area affected depends on the part narrowed where the nerves pass through. The most common symptoms of such condition includes weakness, numbness, tingling and pain. The most common cause of neural […]

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis refers to a “slipped vertebral body” and is identified when one vertebra slipped forward to its adjacent or to the one below it. This is usually as a result of the normal aging process of the ligaments, joints and bones in the spine thus the spine begins to get weak and makes it […]

Lumbar Spondylosis Exercises

Low back pain is very common these days. In fact it affects about sixty to eighty-five percent of adults. Good thing is most cases, symptoms are just mild and fleeting, with ninety percent of it goes away within six weeks. Pain which persists for over three months which is considered as chronic low back pain […]

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 […]

Spondylolisthesis Grade 1

Spondylolisthesis or known as slipped disc is quite a painful spinal condition. It is a forward slip of vertebrae to its adjacent vertebra below. It often strikes in the lower back and is often as result from the normal aging process, birth defects and sports injury. Pain is sometimes found in the area of the […]

Narrowing Of The Spine

Narrowing of the spine also termed as spinal Stenosis. The space enclosing the spinal cord or nerves narrows thus putting pressure in the spinal cord or nerves. Majority of this condition is often found in the lower back or the lumbar spine where there is compression in the nerve root. Patient usually experience pain that […]