Typical Spinal Stenosis Surgery Recovery

The most common cause of spinal stenosis is degeneration of the spine due to aging and repeated stress on the vertebrae. As the cushioning discs between the vertebrae begin to collapse, the space between the bones of the spine gets smaller. The development of bone spurs can further reduce the space within the spinal cord. […]

What is Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis is a condition caused by the narrowing of the spine. There are four different types: congenital stenosis, foraminal stenosis, degenerative spinal stenosis, and central spinal stenosis. Medical intervention is not always necessary, but in cases of pain, compression on the nerves or spinal cord, or instability, some form of treatment is usually required. […]

7 Exercises To Perform After Back Surgery

After you have back or spinal surgery, daily exercise can help with recovery, as well as help you regain the mobility you had before the surgery. You never want to begin an exercise regimen until you have spoken with your doctor, but once he or she approves physical activity, you may want to consider easing […]

How are Spinal Tumors Treated?

Spinal tumors are abnormal cellular masses that sometimes occur along the spinal column. Like tumors in other parts of the body, spinal tumors may be cancerous (malignant) or non-cancerous (benign). It’s not clear why these tumors form (there is some evidence that genetics may be involved), but whether the tumor is benign or malignant, it […]

What are Common Methods of Removing a Brain Tumor?

A brain tumor occurs when the DNA functions within cells begin to grow abnormally, placing stress on neighboring cells within the brain. In the past, conventional surgical techniques were used to remove the tumor, which often damaged surrounding tissue and led to varying degrees of brain dysfunction. Technology has offered brain surgery a number of […]

Recovering After Back Surgery

If you are going to go through back surgery, it’s very important to prepare for the recovery. Recovering from a back surgery is not an easy process, but there are some steps you can take to make the experience less difficult. Here are some highly useful tips for recovering from back surgery: Take it Easy […]