Spondylosis is a degenerative condition of the spine. It can affect the neck which is called cervical spondylosis, or the lower back termed lumbar spondylosis. It is often a cause of neck or low backache. It may or may not be associated with nerve compression.

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Spine Tumours

Spinal tumors can be defined as abnormal growths that occur in the spinal canal or within the bones of the spine. Spine tumors can be either secondary (i.e., spread from elsewhere) or primary (i.e., tumor occurring in the spine or spinal cord/nerves itself).

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition where the spinal canal is narrow causing compression of the nerves. Narrowing of the canal can occur anywhere in the spine causing symptoms of nerve compression.

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Scoliosis refers to a medical condition where the spine is bent or curved to the side. Scoliosis can sometimes be seen in young children but more commonly seen in the adolescents. The commonest type of scoliosis in the young is adolescent idiopathic scoliosis or AIS.

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Slipped Disc

Slipped discs occur when the cushion between of the spinal bones “slip” out of the ring. As an experienced orthopaedic surgeon and spine specialist in Singapore, Dr Mash is well…

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