Orthopedic Manufacturing - Medical Manufacturing Miracles Performed On A Daily Basis
Many people, either due to birth defect, accidental injury, or simply old age, have joint conditions that cause loss of mobility. In advanced cases this can cause considerable pain and anguish. When doctors determine that the problem can only be remedied with orthopedic surgery, to augment or replace the affected joint, orthopedic manufacturing comes to the rescue.
Orthopedic manufacturers produce the supports and replacement joints th Read More...
What are the Spinal Orthopedic Procedures?
Orthopedic surgeons frequently perform spinal orthopedic procedures to relieve symptoms caused by spinal nerve compression. Nerves that exit the spinal column between the vertebrae can be compressed by an intervetebral disc, by the vertebrae themselves or by bony spurs that have grown next to the nerve. When the nerves are compressed, you have sensory symptoms—pain, numbness or tingling—and/or motor symptoms—weakness or loss of bladder or bowel c Read More...
Neurosurgeons, Orthopedic Surgeons, Physiatrists, and Chiropractors?
What is the difference between a neurosurgeon, an orthopedic surgeon, a physiatrist, and a chiropractor? It can be confusing as each type of doctor advertises that they can help with similar ailments, and most can help with back pain of one kind or another.
All of these doctors are spine specialists. Each approaches the back from a different perspective. Your choice depends largely on the type of pain you are experiencing and the type of treatm Read More...