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12 / 10 / 2020

Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is a lower back (lumbar) or neck (cervical) condition. It affects the discs located in between the vertebrae of the spine. ‘Degenerative’ is used to describe the condition of the intervertebral disc(s) affected. Degenerative disc disease is not actually a disease. It is a natural process by which the intervertebral discs of the spine change over time. This condition describes damage to the spinal discs resulting in pain through the neck or…

15 / 09 / 2020

Back surgery can leave patients feeling sore for days or even weeks following their treatment. Spinal balance is very delicate at this time of the healing process and strenuous exercise should be avoided. However, if you are becoming tired of resting and want to resume a semblance of an active lifestyle during recovery, there are options available to you. The following list of safe core exercises after a spinal fusion has been put together for…

17 / 08 / 2020

What Is A Brain Tumour? A tumour is classified as an irregular growth of cells inside the body. Brain tumours affect the brain or surrounding tissues in the skull. Some are benign (harmless), others are malignant and can cause serious health concerns. Metastatic brain tumours begin as cancer in other parts of the body and spread to the brain. Both of these can result in impaired brain function and evenbe  fatal if left untreated. Despite…