Since the first recorded spinal surgery in Egypt around 3000 BC, it has been a constant, multi-national challenge to surgeons all throughout history. Before medical advancements, there was a much greater risk of infection, paralysis, and death as a result of spinal surgery. Proper equipment, a sterile environment, safe anesthesia measures, and good antibiotics are just the start of changes to the field that have made undergoing spinal surgery safer.
In this blog, we will discuss a variety of spine conditions, spinal surgeries, treatment options, and holistic measures that will help patients take control of their health and start moving toward a life in motion. From traction surgery to new and innovative surgeries that repair spinal cord injuries, we will be covering spine conditions and injuries in their entirety.
This numbing medication is injected into the cerebrospinal fluid through a fine needle placed near the nerve roots of the lower spine. It can be used to numb the abdomen, groin, legs and feet. It [...]