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Spine Anatomy

The spine, also called the backbone, is made up of vertebral bones with cushioning intervertebral discs between them. The spine is designed to give us stability and smooth movement, as well as providing a corridor of protection for the delicate spinal cord.   It is supported by muscles, tendons and ligaments, and innervated by nerves that branch out from the centrally placed spinal cord. View More

Spine Strains

Strains and sprains are the most common causes of neck and back pain. A strain refers to the stretching or tear of a muscle or tendon (tissue that connects muscles to bone). Strains can occur during sports injuries. accidents, heavy lifting or falling. View More

Herniated Disc

Herniated disc is a condition in which the outer layer (annulus) of the intervertebral disc are damaged causing the soft inner material of the nucleus pulposus to rupture out of its space. View More

Spinal Stenosis

Spine Trauma

Spine trauma is defined as an injury or damage to any region of the spine. The spine extends from the neck to the lower back and consists of the vertebral bones which surround and protect the spinal cord. View More

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Dorsal column spinal cord stimulation (DCS) is a therapy to treat certain chronic intractable pain conditions using an implantable neuromodulation device called a dorsal column stimulator (DCS) or spinal column/cord stimulator. View More

Physical therapy for the Spine

Physical therapy is one of the foremost necessary treatment modes of recovery for back pain. A referral to physiotherapy sometimes is created by your spine surgeon. View More

Spine Rehabilitation

Dysfunction of the spine can be severely debilitating to one’s ability to perform activities at both home and work. View More

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