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.
Spondylolisthesis, or slipped bone, is a condition wherein one vertebra/bone has shifted from its position and onto another one. Though there are various causes to it, spondylolisthesis is often caused by degeneration due to age...
Spine fractures can occur in the neck (cervical spine), mid back (thoracic spine) and lower back (lumbar spine). Sometimes, a patient may have fractures at multiple areas of the spine.
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).
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.
Sciatica and radiculopathy most commonly occurs when nerve roots in the spinal canal are compressed or “squeezed”. As an experienced orthopaedic surgeon and spine specialist in Singapore, Dr Mash is well trained in treating them & has helped numerous patients overcome both Sciatica and Radiculopathy.
Sports injuries of the spine are common. They can occur at any age group and affect different parts of the spine depending on the type of physical activity.
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.
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…
Neck pain is a common condition that many experience, wherein the neck muscles experience strain/stress. This can occur as a result of several reasons, ranging from poor posture, to even other underlying medical conditions.