Spinal fusion surgery is a major procedure with a lengthy recovery time. There’s no one set path for recovery from spinal fusion surgery. Everyone’s recovery timeline can look slightly different depending on factors such as their overall health, ability to exercise, ability to heal, weight, and more.
Whether it’s chronic, acute or episodic, low back pain is a common problem among adults, causing more disability around the world than any other condition.
Spondyloarthritis is a term used to describe a group of related inflammatory diseases that primarily affect the spine and other joints. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a common type of spondyloarthritis.
Lumbar zygapophyseal joints injections under ultrasound guidance an alternative to fluoroscopy guidance in the management of low back pain
Ultrasound-guided injections are reliable, accessible and a safe alternative that should be preferred over those under fluoroscopy.
Fusion surgery has been the long-standing treatment for people with scoliosis—a side-to-side curve of the spine. But other options have become available—including vertebral body tethering for children with scoliosis.