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Spinal Fusion

Your low back may be affected by chronic pain, which is defined as constant pain on a daily basis for three months or more, during the past six months. In addition to your low back, you may also feel pain in your hip, leg and foot (also called sciatica) and other symptoms such as tingling, burning […]

July 28th, 2015|Second Opinion|Comments Off on Spinal Fusion

Low Back Facet Joint

Your low back may be affected by a condition called facet joint pain that most frequently causes pain in the low back and possibly also in the groin, thigh, lower leg and foot. Facet joints are found in pairs, on the left and right side at the back of each of the vertebrae (bones) of your […]

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Obesity

Obesity is described as an increased body weight caused by excessive accumulation of fat. Morbid Obesity is defined as a state of being overweight such that the obesity prevents normal activity or bodily function and will likely cause a serious or life threatening disorder.

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Knee Replacement

Your knee joint can be affected by a progressive disease called osteoarthritis (OA) that commonly leads to symptoms including pain, stiffness, swelling and a limp. It can develop at any age, but tends to be more likely in people aged over 40 years and if you’ve had a joint injury.

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