Spine

Lumbar Degenerative Disc

Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease: Causes & Treatments

Your spine, when functioning properly, holds you upright, supports your body, and gives you the flexibility to move through your daily activities. However, when you experience discomfort or pain in your spine, it can be debilitating to the point of being unable to get out of bed. Most patients with lumbar degenerative disc disease experience …

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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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