An arteriovenous malformation (or AVM, which is much easier to say) is an abnormal tangle of blood vessels that can occur anywhere in the body. Imaging tangled up headphones or Christmas lights, except instead of wiring, you have blood vessels. The most common location for these are in the brain, and this is what this […]
Neurosurgeons often make fast, complex decisions that can affect a patient’s quality of life. Read a neurosurgeon’s thoughts on this ethical dilemma.
Sciatica is a very common problem that many of us will face. Sometimes surgery might be needed for this but not always. Learn more about this “lumbar radiculopathy”.
Over the last couple of months, billions of us around the world have been collectively staying home to control the novel coronavirus and save lives. In big cities like Toronto (where I live), New York, or London, we no longer see busybodies packed together like sardines on the subway. We no longer sit side by […]
Whether you are about to undergo spine surgery or you’re just interested, it’s important to know how your spine works. Come and find out about the anatomy of the spine!