Spinal Fusion for scoliosis

In spinal fusion for scoliosis, rods, hooks, wires, or screws are attached to the curved part of the backbone and the spine is straightened. Small pieces of bone are then put over the spine. The bone pieces will grow together with the spinal bone, fusing it into the proper position. Spinal fusion is major surgery that usually takes several hours to complete.

Spinal Fusion (Arthrodesis)

In spinal fusion, two or more vertebrae are joined together using bone grafts, screws, and rods to stop slippage of the affected vertebrae. Bone used for grafting comes from another area of the body, usually the hip or pelvis. In some cases, donor bone is used.

TENS, IDET, Electrothermal Therapy and Back Pain

In TENS treatment for back pain, a miniature, battery-operated device applies low-voltage electrical current through the skin via electrodes placed specifically near the source of pain. The low-voltage electricity from the TENS device interrupts the ‘pain signals’ from the affected area to the brain and sends signals that “scramble” normal pain perception. TENS is not painful and may be effective therapy to mask pain such as diabetic neuropathy. However…

Injections for back pain and sciatica

Back injections are mainly used to help treating two major back pain problems: radiculopathy and spinal stenosis. In certain occasions medics also use injections for several other types of back pain. The back injections are also used sometimes for diagnostic purposes, i.e. to help find out what’s causing the pain.

Acupuncture in back pain treatment

It is statistically known that roughly 8 out of every 10 people will experience some sort of back pain during their lifetime. Spine-related pain or discomfort are among the top reasons why people seek medical attention. Statistically it is also the No. 1 reason for seeking help from acupuncture practitioners. Lets see how useful acupuncture is in treating back pain and sciatica…

Why most back pain treatments fail

When lower back pain strikes you will likely reach out for help from one or several of these practitioners: GP, neurosurgeon or orthopaedic surgeon, massage therapist, chiropractor, physiotherapist, or an osteopath. When things become desperate even acupuncture and Reiki ‘healing’ start sounding like valid options…
Lets have an insight on why most of these treaments will fail to solve your problem…

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression:

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