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…

7 Causes of Postural Defects

Causes of Postural Defects – Overview Poor posture is the posture that results from certain muscles tightening up or shortening while others lengthen and become weak, which often occurs as a result of one’s daily activities. Postural defects may lead to pain, injury, or other health problems. There are several Read more…

Post-operative Exercises

Post-operative Exercises – Overview Post-operative exercises are recommended for pain management, strength training and recovery following surgery. Exercise is generally beneficial for healthy living and wellness and postoperative exercises are even more important. Advantages of Postoperative exercises The advantages of post-op exercise are as follows: 1. Restore normal movement to 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?

Is Scoliosis Surgery Worth It? – Overview 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 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…