How to deal with scoliosis

  Scoliosis derives from the Greek word skolios, which means twisted, therefore when applied to the spine it means it is twisted or curved. Depending on the degree of this curvature of the spine, treatment may be necessary or not. That is, … Continued

Cervical Hernia Symptoms

A herniated cervical disc is the consequence of the rupture of a degenerated intervertebral disc at some point of its circumference, and the gel-like center of the spinal disc bulging out and exerting pressure on a cervical nerve root. Symptoms … Continued

What is lumbar instability?

Lumbar instability is a spine condition in which there is abnormal mobility or articulation between two or more contiguous vertebrae, which causes great pain. There is excess movement between vertebrae and progressive degeneration of the intervertebral joints. 

What is lumbar spinal stenosis?

Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a condition that consists of a narrowing of the lumbar spinal canal, causing compression of the nerve roots that innervate the lower extremities. The spinal canal is formed by the inner canal of the vertebrae, … Continued

Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is a condition affecting the trigeminal nerve, located in the central nervous system. This long-term disorder causes intense episodic pain in the areas of the face, along the pathway of any of the three branches of the trigeminal … Continued

What is a stereotactic biopsy?

Biopsy is a technique that makes it possible to obtain a tissue sample for analysis so as to achieve a correct diagnosis. In the case of a stereotactic biopsy, a small hole is made in the skull to obtain brain … Continued

What are the most common causes of brain abscesses?

  During the course of our lives we are subject to many different threats, among them, viral or infectious diseases. Infections can develop anywhere in our body, including our brain. The most common types of brain infections are known as … Continued

What is spondylolisthesis?

In this section we will talk about a pathology with a complicated name: spondylolisthesis. A spinal condition that arises when one vertebrae slides forward over the one beneath it. Although it can affect any part of the spine, the fact … Continued

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