Why I only operate on 17% of my patients
Surgery is a significant event in the lives of most patients. It involves cutting open their bodies, and for most of them, it is scary.
Cervical Radiculopathy – shooting pains from the neck?
Sharp stabbing pains that run down an arm; tingling and numbness in the fingers; or a wince as your patient twists their neck.
Caring for your patients in a COVID-19 world
Management Regime for Lumbar Disc Herniation & Sciatica
Lumbar disc herniation is a common and at times excruciating lower back condition.
Vertebroplasty – worth a rethink
Vertebroplasty is a procedure of injecting acrylic bone cement into a vertebra to treat a fracture.
Adult Spinal Deformities: Symptoms & Treatments
Adult spinal deformities may arise from pre-conditions, but typically develop as a result of a degenerative disease.
The Great 30 Year Turf War
Throughout the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s there was a factional competition between neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons.
Why your patients might be struggling to walk
Lumbar Canal Stenosis is a common condition amongst middle-aged people, especially once they get into their mid-fifties and older.
Patient Care Sheet
Your patient may be in considerable discomfort and/or have significant anxieties by the time they meet me.