What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes diffuse body pains over a long period of time. Many other symptoms can be associated with this quite frequently encountered condition. So what exactly is Fibromyalgia? Read on to find out about causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Fibromyalgia in simple terms is a condition which causes pain all overContinue reading “What is Fibromyalgia?”

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Surgery

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is a surgery performed for herniated intervertebral disc in cervical spine. This surgery remains the most widely done and preferred procedure for symptomatic cervical disc herniations. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion(short form ACDF) is the commonest procedure performed for herniated cervical discs. Anterior refers to front, as the surgery isContinue reading “Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Surgery”

Lumbar laminectomy – Indications, results and cost

Lumbar laminectomy surgery is also called decompressive laminectomy surgery. or open lumbar decompression. The surgery is done to remove the lamina(posterior part of a vertebra), which is the bone covering the spinal canal. The nerves in the spine are contained within the spinal canal.

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