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Spine

Normal Anatomy of the Spine

The spine also called the back bone is designed to give us stability, smooth movement as well as providing a corridor of protection for the delicate spinal cord.

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Kyphosis

Kyphosis is a condition of abnormal curvature of the spine that causes rounding of the upper back or a hunchback.

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Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a surgical procedure employed in the management of a compression fracture in the spine secondary to osteoporosis.

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition caused from the vertebral column constricting and exerting pressure on the spinal cord or neural foramen

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Herniated Disc

The vertebrae are cushioned by intervertebral discs which act as shock absorbers for the spine. The normal intervertebral disc is composed of a nucleus pulposus,

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Spinal Deformity Surgery

The Spine or backbone provides stability to the upper part of our body. It helps to hold the body upright.

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