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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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