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

50% of Lost Work-Days are Related to Back Pain

The figure is at least astonishing. Around half of the lost work-days in Spain are a consequence of back pain. Surprising as this may seem, the tasks performed at the office are amongst the most detrimental for our body, although … Continued

The human nervous system

In this post we will focus on one of the main parts of our body: the nervous system, which consists of the structures that oversee the proper functioning of our body. It is formed by three main parts: central nervous … Continued

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