Category Archives: DISEASES

INTERVERTEBRAL DISC HERNIATION

  What is intervertebral disc herniation (intervertebral disc hernia, herniated disc, prolapsed disc, ruptured disc, slipped disc)? The intervertebral disc is the material located between the vertebral bodies and consists of the core nucleus and the surrounding fibrous ring. The intervertebral disc acts as a dynamic shock absorber of the spine - "amortisseur".   Intervertebral…
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LUMBAGO

What is Lumbago? Lumbago (back pain, pain in the waist, lumbosciatica, minimally invasive spine surgery, MI spinal) is a symptom that concerns any pain in the lumbar spine (in the waist), regardless of the cause of it.   Pain in the waist that may be accompanied by leg pain (hip) is called Lumbosciatica.   What…
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SPINAL CORD TUMORS

Spinal cord tumors or spinal column tumors. Central Nervous System (CNS) cells usually grow in an organized and controlled manner. If for some reason this control is interrupted, the cells continue to divide and thus form a tumor (spinal cord tumors or spinal column tumors).   A tumor may be either benign or malignant.  …
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SPINAL COLUMN CONDITIONS

• SPINAL CORD TUMORS • METASTATIC BRAIN TUMORS • LUMBAGO • INTERVERTEBRAL DISC HERNIATION • SPINAL COLUMN STENOSIS    
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