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15 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Spine Healthy

In our daily life, we often overlook the crucial parts of our bodies until they start causing problems. Although spine health is of utmost importance, many people don’t give much thought to it until they start having back pain.   Having a healthy spine minimizes the risk of having back pain, diminished flexibility, and difficulty walking. …

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Adult spinal deformity

Introduction Spinal deformity refers to any 3D alteration of normal spinal geometry/anatomy. There are usually 3 main types of adult spinal deformity: De novo, primary degeneratie scoliosis Untreated adolescent idiopathic scolioisis that that progressed into adulthood Secondray scoliosis, related to altered vertebral anatomy due to previous surgery, trauma, or metabolic bone disease. Changes that develop …

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Spine: Primary Bony Tumors

… A high index of suspicion is crucial as an otherwise curable lesion can be rendered incurable if managed inappropriately Charles Fisher Benign primary bone tumors of the spine Osteoid Osteoma Osteoblastoma Osteochondroma Giant Cell Tumor (GCT) Aneurysmal Bone Cyst (ABC) Eosinophilic granuloma (EG) Hemangioma Malignant primary bone tumors of the spine Lymphoma Sarcoma Ewing …

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