Vertiflex Procedure for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment

 

Patient with lumbar pain and a doctor explaining Vertiflex procedure.

One of the most common causes of lower back pain and sciatica is lumbar spinal stenosis. This condition results in a narrowing of the spinal column, which can compress nerves in the lower back. One of the minimally invasive treatment options for lumbar spinal stenosis pain relief is the Vertiflex™ procedure. Causes and Symptoms of…

What is the MILD Procedure for Back Pain?

 

A man suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis pain.

Lower back pain is one of the most common chronic pain problems. There are many different conditions that can cause similar lumbar back pain, but spinal stenosis is one of the most common causes of low back pain and sciatica. One treatment option is the MILD procedure, which can help manage back pain. Low back…

What Is a Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection?

 

spine

There are many pain conditions caused by irritation of the nerves that exit the spine. When inflammation or other conditions compress the nerves, it can result in radiculopathy symptoms. One diagnostic or treatment option is a transforaminal epidural steroid injection. Spine injections are an effective way to determine the source of pain and often provide…

What Is the Fastest Way to Recover from Knee Surgery?

 

A doctor revising knee x-rays and explaining the knee joint replacement surgery on a model.

The knee joints are one of the most common to be damaged from injury or disease. Knee replacement surgery is a common procedure, but it can require downtime for recovery. If you are facing a knee replacement procedure, you may wonder – what is the fastest way to recover from knee surgery? It is estimated…

Top Reasons You Are Coughing After Eating

 

Young man at the table with food coughing after eating.

Do you have phlegmy coughing after eating? It is more common than you think. There are several health reasons you may have phlegm after eating, causing you to cough or clear your throat. While many causes are mild medical concerns, some may require treatment to protect your health. While coughing is usually used to clear…

Why Do I Crave Vinegar?

 

Bottles of vinegar among apples.

The sour, tangy flavor of vinegar is distinctive and enjoyable by many, but what does it mean if you crave vinegar? There may be a health reason you are craving the taste of something sour. If you are wondering what deficiency causes sour cravings, here are some possible reasons. What Is Vinegar? Vinegar is a…

What Is Canthoplasty and Is It Right for You?

 

Woman's beautifully-shaped eyes.

The eyes play an important role in your appearance. Wide, almond-shaped eyes are considered attractive, but genetics, aging and other factors can affect the eye shape. One option for rejuvenating or changing the eye shape is lateral canthoplasty, a type of eye surgery that can adjust the outer eye. The outer eye where the bottom…

Is the Vertiflex Procedure Right for You?

 

Woman suffering from lumbar pain due to spinal stenosis.

Lower back pain and sciatica are common conditions that can impact quality of life and mobility. Spinal stenosis is often the cause of lower back pain due to nerve compression caused by narrowing of the spinal column. There are new treatments to offer relief from spinal stenosis pain, including the Vertiflex™ procedure. Spinal stenosis, or…

Is Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation Right for You?

 

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Breast augmentation surgery has been one of the most popular plastic surgeries for decades. While most breast enlargements use implants, there is another, more natural-looking option. Breast fat transfer augmentation uses fat harvested from your body to enlarge your breast size. Natural breast augmentation, or breast fat transfer, has evolved in the last several years…

Pros and Cons of Renuvion Skin Tightening

 

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Loose skin is a common problem for many people. Aging, weight loss, pregnancy and other factors can contribute to saggy skin on the arms, abdomen, thighs and other areas. Renuvion®, also known as J-Plasma, is an off-label option for tightening skin that comes with both pros and cons for patients. What Is J-Plasma or Renuvion?…