Cervical Intervertebral Disc

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Disc disorders can be defined as a gradual process, growing by age, which will propagate through the vertebral column. This is done by the mean of dehydration of the nucleus pulposus, which change [...]

Lumbar Intervertebral Disc

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Degenerative Disk Degenerative changes in the spine are those that cause the loss of normal structure and/or function. They are not typically due to a specific injury but rather to age. Repeated strains, sprains, [...]

Cervical Vertebrae Fracture

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What is the cervical spine? The cervical spine refers to the upper portion of the spine, consisting of 7 vertebral bodies that consists what we know as the neck. Subsequent vertebral bodies are [...]

Thoracic Vertebrae Fracture

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Fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine may result from high-energy trauma, such as a: Car or motorcycle crash Fall from height Sports accident Violent act, such as a gunshot wound Many times, these patients [...]

Cervical Spinal Stenosis

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In lumbar stenosis, the spinal nerve roots in the lower back are compressed, or choked, and this can produce symptoms of sciatica — tingling, weakness or numbness that radiates from the low back [...]

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

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Changes to the size or shape of the spinal canal usually occur as a result of aging. Normally, there is enough space in the openings of the spinal bones to accommodate [...]

Thoracic Spinal Stenosis

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Stenosis is from degenerative changes in the intervertebral discs and joints of the spine. Stenosis may be from any significant narrowing into the canal space or from a combination of changes that all lead to [...]

Thoracic Intervertebral Disc

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The thoracic spine is the area of your spine below your neck connected to your ribs. It is made up of 12 vertebral bodies with intervening discs. The disc is a cartilage, gristle [...]

Spondylolisthesis

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Spondylolysis is a condition in which the there is a defect in a portion of the spine called the pars interarticularis (a small segment of bone joining the facet joints in the back of [...]