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Category: Singapore Brain and Spine Specialist

Crooked Back Cause by Scoliosis

Everyone’s spine has natural curves. These curves round our shoulders and make our lower back curve slightly inward. Some people have spines that also curve slightly inward. Some people have spines that also curve from side to side. Unlike poor posture, these curves cannot be corrected simply by learning to stand straight. This condition of […]

Stress Fracture of the Vertebrae

Brief Outline of Stress Fracture to the Vertebrae Stress fractures of the vertebrae (spondylolysisI) are a common spine injury, caused by overuse or hyperextension of the spine. Gymnastics, weight lifting, and football are among the sports prone to this injury. Stress fractures most often occue in the fifth lumbar vertebra and act to weaken the […]

Bulging Disc

Brief Outline of Bulging Disc Discs are segment of connective tissue that separate the vertebrae of the spine, providing absorption from shock and allowing for the smooth flexing of the neck and back without the vertebral bones rubbing against each other. A bulging disc is one that has extended outward beyond its normal boundary, due […]

Slipped Disc (Herniated or Ruptured)

Brief Outline of Slipped Disc A slipped disc (also known as herniated, ruptured, or prolapsed disc) results when the shock-absorbing pads or intervertebral discs filling the spaces between the bones of the spine, split or rupture. The discs contain a jelly-like substance that seeps out into the surrounding tissue, causing pressure and pain to the spinal cord or […]

Thoracic Contusion

Brief Outline of Thoracic Contusion A contusion is a closed wound to the body’s soft tissue, resulting from a blow to muscle, tendon, or ligament. Contusion injuries cause bruising and often, discolouration, due to blood pooling around the site of the trauma. Contusions of the back are possible in a variety of contact sports like […]

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