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Spinal Stenosis

IntroductionSpinal stenosis is a medical condition characterized by the narrowing of the spinal canal that occurs when excessive growth of bone and/or tissue reduces the size of the openings in the spinal bones. The process…
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Whiplash

DefinitionWhiplash is defined as an injury to the soft tissues of the neck, usually caused by a sudden extension and flexion of the neck, a quick movement back and forth. Research indicates that up to…
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Exercises for lower back pain

IntroductionWhen an episode of low back pain lasts for more than six weeks, it becomes highly crucial for the patient to consider back pain exercises and physical therapy for treatment. Aims of Exercise Exercises for…
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Epidural

IntroductionAn Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) is an anesthetic injection given into the epidural space in the spine, between the bony outer walls of the spinal canal and the membrane which covers the spinal cord. The…
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Facet joint injections

IntroductionFacet joints are defined as the small joints located in pairs at each segment on the posterior or back of the spine. These joints are a little larger than the size of the thumb nails…
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Kyphoplasty

What is Kyphoplasty?Kyphoplasty is a new minimally invasive technique in vertebral compression fractures. It is primarily performed for patients who suffer vertebral fracture due to diminished bone strength. Patients who benefit the most from kyphoplasty…
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COX2 Inhibitors

IntroductionThe cyclo-oxygenase 2 (COX-2) inhibitors are a new form of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that are considered to produce fewer gastro-intestinal side effects than the older non-selective drugs. Successive data raised substantive concerns of an…
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