Leaking Spinal Fluid From a Spinal Tap?

Answer Cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF, is a protective liquid surrounding the brain and spine. Certain injuries or procedures, such as a lumbar puncture, can cause a leakage of spinal fluid. In some cases, a... Read More »

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What is spinal decompression?

Spinal decompression is a therapy used to rehabilitate spinal discs. This therapy decompresses discs by gently stretching the spine. This stretching creates a vacuum inside the discs, according to ... Read More »

What is spinal stenosis?

Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spine that normally occurs in the cervical and the lumbar spines (upper and lower spines). The narrowing puts pressure on the spinal cord or nerves around the co... Read More »

What are the benefits of spinal decompression?

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) recognizes spinal decompression treatment as an option for relief of a variety of back ailments. Most decompression therapy treatments are designed to re... Read More »

What are the functions of spinal nerves?

The spinal cord is a long, hollow column containing spinal nerves, tissue and cartilage, according to the Mayo Clinic. Without it, especially without the proper functioning of the spinal nerves, yo... Read More »