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What Is Lumbar Microdiscectomy?

What Is Lumbar Microdiscectomy?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
The pain of a herniated disc in your lower back can be excruciating – and it can be frustrating if you are not feeling any relief.

The Dangers of Untreated Whiplash

The Dangers of Untreated Whiplash

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
A sudden force that jerks the neck in any direction can cause whiplash, and most often occurs as the result of a rear-end car accident.

Is There a Difference Between Pediatric Orthopedics and General Orthopedics?

Is There a Difference Between Pediatric Orthopedics and General Orthopedics?

by Crystal (SU)
Orthopedics is a branch of medicine that involves the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions and diseases involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedics was formerly oriented only toward treating children with birth defects in their bones – thus the root word “ped” which means “child” – but it has since expanded to all age groups.

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

by Crystal (SU)
Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that involves permanently joining some of the spine’s bones together.

Does Lumbar Pain Automatically Mean Herniated Discs?

Does Lumbar Pain Automatically Mean Herniated Discs?

by Crystal (SU)
It’s one of the first things many people fear when they experience a sharp, lingering pain in their lower back – a herniated disc.

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