Why Fuse the Spine?

By Dr Tony Setiobudi¬†BMedSci, MBBS, MRCS, MMed (Ortho), FRCS (Ortho) Spine stabilization Spinal fusion surgery is indicated when the spine is expected to be unstable after the index operation. In general if there is a sign of instability before surgery, spinal fusion is indicated. Spinal fusion for nerve compression Spinal fusion surgery is often performed […]

Operation to Free Up the Nerves in Spinal Stenosis

Spring Hope Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

Spinal stenosis is a condition of nerve compression due to wear and tear that usually occurs in the lower back. The patients have calf or thigh pain or cramping feeling after walking a certain distance. Sometimes it is severe enough that force them to stop and sit down. When sitting the pain goes away very […]