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!
A Craniotomy is a surgical procedure to remove a small section of the skull (creating a bone flap) to gain access to the brain. The bone flap is removed during the operation and replaced afterwards. There are different types of craniotomy that are usually named after the bone in the skull being removed or for […]
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a form of imaging, invented in the 1970s by Paul C. Lauterbur, that has revolutionised medicine and surgery. Traditional X-Rays, or Computed Tomography (CT) are particularly good at looking at bony structures as they focus on density. This is the ‘thickness’ of different tissues in front of them. Magnetic resonance […]