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Sciatica

What is sciatica? The sciatic nerve is located near the base of the spine. When the nerve is pinched or irritated, it can result in different symptoms from mild to severe,

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Adult Scoliosis

Although scoliosis is one of the most commonly appearing developments throughout childhood, it can also affect many adults. This condition causes a lateral or sideways curvature of the spine, which is

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Herniated Disc

What is a Herniated Disc? Often referred to as a “slipped disc,” a herniated disc is also known as a “bulged” or “ruptured” disc.  Whatever the term used, one thing is

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Spinal Fractures

A spinal fracture occurs when one of the bones in the spine fractures or collapses. In most instances, more than a single spinal bone will fracture. This can cause varying degrees

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Discogenic Back Pain

In between each bone (or vertebra) of the spine lies a soft, cushion-like disc. These spinal discs serve multiple purposes; they act as shock absorbers, ligaments that hold the bones together,

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Motion Preservation Surgery

Traditionally, spinal fusion surgery was considered the best surgical option for patients suffering from various spinal disorders. However, this surgery has some drawbacks. As the vertebrae are fuse they can no

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