Dr. Hooman Melamed, orthopedic spine surgeon, discusses how Pilates can help your back, knees and hips on Trans-StarOnline. Knee injuries, even something as minor as a sprain, can affect more… read more →
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Spinal stenosis results from new bone and soft tissue growth on the vertebrae, which reduces the space in the spinal canal. When the nerve roots are pinched, a painful burning, tingling and/or numbing sensation is felt from the lower back down to the legs and sometimes all the way to the feet.
Lumbar Micro discectomy is used to remove the herniated portion of a vertebral disc. It is 95% to 98% effective in eliminating leg pain (sciatica) caused by nerve root compression. The procedure is performed through a small incision on the back.
By Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Huffington Post | View Full Article Tennis fans around the world are currently tuned in to the French Open, as well as anticipating the start of Wimbledon,… read more →