Lower Back Pain Surgery

Lower back pain refers to a common, painful condition affecting the lower portion of the spine. Lower back pain is caused by injury to a muscle (strain) or ligament (sprain). Common causes include improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, a fracture, a ruptured disc or arthritis. Often, the Read more…

Spinal Stenosis Surgery

Spinal stenois is a medical condition whereby the spinal canal is abnormally narrow resulting in pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots. Symptoms of spinal stenosis include pain,  or numbness in the arms or legs. In severe cases, there may be loss of bladder control, loss of bowel control Read more…

Le Fort Osteotomies

Osteotomy is the surgical procedure whereby a bone is cut to shorten or lengthen it or to change its alignment. Le Fort Osteotomy refers to the group of osteotomies carried out to treat various degrees of maxillary fractures and deformities. Maxillary fractures account for approximately 6-25% of all facial fractures. Read more…

Is scoliosis surgery worth it?

Scoliosis is a medical condition in which the spine is curved sideways. The curve is usually “S” or “C”-shaped.  In some, the degree of curve is stable, while in others, it increases over time.  Mild scoliosis does not typically cause problems, but severe cases can interfere with breathing. Usually, no Read more…

Periacetabular Osteotomy

Periacetabular osteotomy is a surgery carried out to treat a condition called hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia is an abnormality of the hip joint where the acetabulum (socket) does not fully cover the femoral head (ball), resulting in an increased risk for joint dislocation and osteoarthritis. Symptoms of this condition – Read more…