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Spinal Fusion

Complications of Spinal Fusion With Harrington Rods

Scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, affects 2 to 3 percent of the population in the United States, or about 6 million people, th...

Alternatives to Spinal Fusion

When vertebral discs degenerate, a number of symptoms, such as pain and muscle weakness, can result. Spinal fusion, a surgical pr...

Common Occurrences After Lumbar Spinal Fusion

Pain and instability in the vertebral joints of the lower spine cause many people to seek medical help. When conservative treatme...

Which Foods Stimulate Bone Fusion After Back Surgery?

A spinal fusion permanently connects two or more bones in your spine. Although no foods specifically stimulate bone fusion, some t...

Exercises With Harrington Rod and Spinal Fusion

A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure to correct spinal problems. Using a Harrington rod, surgeons fuse the small bones of the s...

How to Improve Fitness After Spinal Fusion and Wearing a Body Cast

A spinal fusion is a major back surgery and although it’s important to allow adequate time for healing, it’s equally i...

Can You Play Golf With a Spinal Fusion?

Spinal fusion surgery does not always spell the end of a golfer's career. Many players have returned to the links after the op...

What are the Problems After a Spinal Fusion of C-5 & C-6?

According to the to the Chicago Institute for Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch, the most frequently fused cervical segments are C5 a...

How to Return to Exercise & Swimming With a Spinal Fusion

Spinal fusion involves fusing together two vertebrae in the spine, so that no movement occurs between them. Though minimally invas...

Yoga & Spinal Fusion

Due to the large number and variation of yoga poses, there is a yoga for every body and circumstance. Therapeutic yoga teachers ca...
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