Going through surgery, particularly neurosurgery, can be quite daunting. This will not be the case when you are in the care of a qualified neurosurgeon with the skills and experience. Even then, you will no doubt still have questions. It helps to know what to expect. Regarding what to expect post-op, here are some of the questions you may want to ask your neurosurgeon. 1. When Should You Get Immediate Help?
11 November 2020
Sciatica is a relatively common lower back condition that occurs when a sciatic nerve is compressed. The sciatic nerves branch out from your lower back and travel down to your thighs and can be compressed by a herniated or slipped disc. The condition tends to occur suddenly and can go as quickly as it came or take months of treatment to resolve. Those who are obese, live a sedentary lifestyle or have a job that requires lots of twisting or carrying heavy items are at an increased risk of developing a slipped disc and therefore sciatica.
28 May 2020