Author - Tyler D.

What is XLIF Spine Surgery and Is It Right for Me?

Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) is a relatively new and advanced approach to spinal fusion surgery. During this procedure, the patient is positioned on their side, and the spine is accessed from the side of the body, in what is known as the lateral approach. This is different from traditional...


Find Relief of Knee Pain with Visco-3, a Natural Substance Found in the Body

Find Relief of Knee Pain with Visco-3, a Natural Substance Found in the Body

Treatment for Advanced Osteoarthritis When painkillers and steroids are no longer effective for alleviating knee pain and keeping up daily routines, there are a number of different options for treatment. At this stage, many patients elect for knee replacement surgery. Since surgery is the riskiest approach to treating OA, patients often...


Hip and Joint Replacement Surgery

Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery: How Is It Done?

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure where parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with a metal, plastic or ceramic device called a prosthesis or implant. The prosthesis is designed to reproduce the shape and motion of the normal joint. A joint is an area in...


Common Sports-Related Foot Injuries

Common Sports-Related Foot Injuries

Foot injuries are very common among athletes. The feet of athletes are often under a lot of stress, which makes them vulnerable to injury. People who actively take part in athletic activities constantly put themselves at risk of sustaining injuries. Here are four common foot injuries athletes experience. Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is...