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Percutaneous Disc Nucleoplasty: A Primer

Percutaneous disc nucleoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure used to treat and reduce pain caused by herniated discs or disc protrusion. This procedure also helps restore and promote mobility. Being minimally invasive, nucleoplasty involves smaller incision, faster recovery and lower risks of complication compared to traditional surgery. This procedure is conducted by a trained radiologist …

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Vertebroplasty vs Kyphoplasty

  Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty are two of the most common approaches in vertebral augmentation. These are helpful in preventing progressive spinal deformity, treating pain and other symptoms, and stabilizing a vertebral fracture. The two treatments are categorized as minimally invasive procedures. They are generally designed to treat vertebral compression fractures or VCF which affect the …

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Facts You Should Know About Sacroiliac Joint

Many people are actually suffering from sacroiliac (SI) joint pain. This article explores the approaches to pain relief for the SI joint. What Is the Sacroiliac Joint? The sacroiliac joint connects the sacrum—the triangular bone at the bottom of the spine—with the pelvis-iliac bone that is part of the hip joint. The human body has …

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Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease: Causes and Symptoms

Most patients with lumbar degenerative disc disease experience continuous but tolerable pain which that intensifies occasionally. However, there are times that the disease can cause severe pain and possible disability, which necessary calls for disc pain treatment. What is Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease? It is a degenerative disc disease which occurs in the lumbar spine …

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