F YMonth: July 24, 2018

5 Signs You Might Need Sciatica Surgery

About Sciatica Surgery Sciatica is the term given to pain radiating along the sciatic nerve, which runs down one or both legs from the lower back. It is triggered by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. Anything that compresses this nerve can cause discomfort and pain, ranging from mild to severe. Most of the [...]

Vascular Surgery

About Vascular Surgery  This is a specialty that deals with comprehensive management and diagnosis of vascular disorders in the arterial, venous, lymphatic systems. Your blood vessels --arteries carrying oxygen-rich blood and veins carrying blood back to the heart -- are the roadways of your circulatory system. Without smoothly flowing blood, your body cannot function. Vascular [...]

Discectomy: Spinal Decompression

What is a Discectomy? Discectomy or microdiscectomy is the removal of a part of an intervertebral disc or the entire disc that is putting pressure or irritation on the spinal nerve(s) offering relief from chronic, often debilitating, back or neck pain. The success rate for discectomy/microdiscectomy spine surgery is generally high, with one extensive medical [...]

Laminectomy: Spinal Decompression

What is a Laminectomy? Laminectomy is a procedure that is performed to release (decompress) pressure on the nerve root or the spinal cord usually caused by spinal stenosis, a compression of nerves in the back. Laminectomy is a medical word taken from the Latin words ‘Lamina’ which is the bony root of the spinal canal, [...]
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