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Can laser treatment help spinal stenosis?

My father is 70 year old, and he also has spinal stenosis. Can laser treatment help spinal stenosis? What are the other treatment options?

Why do my knees hurt after running?

I'm only 20 years old but my knees hurt really badly after running or jumping. What could be the cause of this? Is this pain serious enough to go to the doctor?

What should I do for chronic knee pain?

My knee has been hurting for a couple of months now, and it's so painful. It doesn't look swollen either. What can be the cause? Will it go away on its own?

How long does it take to recover from spinal cord surgery?

I'm 45 years old and I might have surgery to remove a tumor on my spinal cord. How long would it take to recover from spinal cord surgery?

Does wrapping a sprained ankle help it heal faster?

My friend told me to wrap my son's sprained ankle in ACE bandage. Will this help it heal better and faster?

How is osteochondritis treated?

My friend is 25 year old, and he was diagnosed with osteochondritis of the knee. What are the treatment options for it?

Why does a broken hand need surgery?

I broke my hand while playing tennis very recently, and I need to have surgery on it. Right now, it's in a cast. Is surgery really necessary for a broken hand?

Does laser spinal surgery exist for spinal stenosis?

My friend was diagnosed with spinal stenosis. What are the treatment options? Does laser spinal surgery exist for spinal stenosis?

Why does my knee hurt when it's cold or when I sit?

I'm only 26 years old and my knee hurts very often. This usually happens while I'm sitting or when it's really cold outside. Any idea on what could be causing this?

How does scoliosis affect a child's balance?

Can scoliosis be the reason my child has started limping to one side when he walks? He was diagnosed recently, and wears a brace for it.

What do I do for a broken toe?

I hit my toe hard in my apartment, and now I think it's broken. I'm still walking on it, which might be a bad idea because it's painful, but I don't really want to go to the ER...

Can typing be the cause of tennis elbow?

I have had an office job for the past 5 years, and now my elbow hurts at the end of the days. I know this feeling from when I played tennis--but the elbow seems so unrelated to...

Do you need to have corrective surgery for scoliosis?

My doctor has diagnosed me with scoliosis but doesn't seem to be very concerned about it. Right now, I'm using a brace to help straighten my spine, but would I need to have corrective...

Is a knee arthroscopy safer than open-knee surgery?

I was told I must have open knee surgery after a car accident, but I am worried about the recovery time. Would a knee arthroscopy take less time to recover from?

Right shoulder pain at night--what's causing it?

I experience pain in my right shoulder, but mainly at night. I do think it's because I sleep on it. But do you also think I could have a pinched nerve in that area?

How long does it take to recover from spinal cord surgery?

I need to have surgery to remove a tumor on my spinal cord, but my doctor hasn't told me how long the recovery period for this surgery would be. How long does it take to fully...

What is a discogram?

I'm 30 years old, and I have had back pain for years. My doctor suggested to try a discogram to evaluate my spine. How does a discogram work?

Should I wear an ankle brace?

I sprained my ankle during a game and it's starting to heal and feel normal again. I don't want to sprain my ankle again. Do you think a brace would help?

How long does an arm fracture take to heal?

My son is 9 years old, and he fractured his arm. How much will it take to fully recover from the injury?

How long does it take to recover from a bone fracture?

I fractured my ankle while playing hockey, and now it's in a cast. How long does it usually take for it recover? I feel like I've had this cast on for so long, and it's only...

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