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A Note on Lumbar Disc Herniation and Treatment

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Jul 19, 2017

Lumbar disc herniation can be a common cause of lower back and leg pain and the symptoms of this condition are muscle cramping, dull or sharp pain, sciatica and loss of leg function. The pain gets intensified when one cough, sneezes, bends or twists. In rare condition, one may experience loss of bladder and bowel […]

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Cervical Myelopathy: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Jul 12, 2017

Cervical myelopathy refers to the symptoms which are a result of spinal cord compression in the neck. The symptoms in most cases of cervical myelopathy can be subtle; hence it is difficult to diagnose the condition. People usually consider it as a normal sign of aging process. Though cervical myelopathy is a stepwise progression, whose […]

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Slipped Disc: What It Is And How To Diagnose The Condition

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Jun 27, 2017

Discs are shock-absorbing pads between the bones of vertebrae (spine). Spinal discs are also known as an intervertebral disc, they do not usually slip but due to some conditions may tend to split, bulge or rupture. This can cause a nearby tissue or disc cartilage to herniate, which will allow the inner gel like a […]

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: How effective it is

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Jun 14, 2017

There are several back surgery procedures but one technique may not always be effective for everyone. Different types of surgeries are available these days and it is good to familiarize yourself with the different procedures and spinal products brought to use. Your symptoms and diagnosis by a specialist will determine which surgical procedure will be […]

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What Is Slipped Disc And How Can It Be Treated

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Jun 06, 2017

A slipped disc occurs when a soft gel-like inner portion of the disc leaks out to the outer tissues. The symptoms of a slipped disc may vary depending on the location where the slipped disc has occurred and if it compresses any of the spinal nerves which cause excessive and unbearable pain. The condition is […]

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What is Lumbar Disc Herniation and the Risk Factors attached to it

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • May 23, 2017

Lumbar ruptured or herniated disc is the common cause of lower back and leg pain. The symptoms of herniated disc include low or sharp pain, cramping, muscle spasm, sciatica, weakness or loss of leg function is some cases. Conditions such as coughing, sneezing or bending forth or backward can intensify the problems. In some cases, […]

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All You Must Know About Sciatica Pain

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • May 16, 2017

Sciatica is the name given to excessive pain caused due to the sciatic nerve irritation. Anything that irritates sciatic nerve causes pain and the severity can vary from mild to severe. Usually, it is caused due to the compression of a nerve root in the lumbar spine. People often confuse sciatica pain with back pain, […]

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What Steps Should Be Taken For Maintaining Bone Health

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • May 03, 2017

Protecting your bone health is much easier than you think, but you need to understand what impact your physical activity, diet, and lifestyle can have on the bone mass. Bones provide structure to the body, anchor muscles and store calcium. It is important to have good bone health as it will keep you strong and […]

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What is Anterior Cervical Decompression and Spine Fusion

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Apr 25, 2017

Anterior Cervical Decompression and Spine Fusion is a kind of neck surgery, where damaged disc is removed to relieve the spinal cord or nerve root pressure. This helps in reducing pain, tingling sensation and numbness caused otherwise. Discectomy is a kind of surgical decompression and this is the reason that procedure is called as anterior […]

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Simple Tips To Keep Your Spine Healthy As You Age

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Apr 10, 2017

Strained muscles, spinal stenosis, and herniated disc can take some time for diagnosis and treatment. There are millions of people who are affected by the back pain and this condition can hinder their quality of life to a great extent. To prevent yourself from back pain or to keep your spine healthy, you need not […]

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Robotic Assisted Spine Surgery: A New Opinion for the Spine Surgeries

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Mar 29, 2017

There have been numerous advancements in the field of spine surgery in the past decade. This has been in the favor of patients who are enjoying the benefits of recently developed minimally invasive spine surgery techniques. Not only this, today’s highly sophisticated intra-operative imaging has enhanced visualization a great deal. Now reduced radiation and better […]

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Steps to prepare to see an Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Mar 22, 2017

People fear seeing an orthopedic surgeon because of the fear of surgery recommendation. They might think that an orthopedic surgeon might tell them they can’t return to the sports or running routine they loved. Though, some injuries are worth getting checked. Here are few tips that can help you have a better experience meeting the […]

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What Are The Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments of Lumbar Disc Herniation

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Feb 15, 2017

One of the common causes of lower back and leg pain is a herniated disc or lumbar ruptured disc. Dull or sharp pain, muscle spasm, cramping, leg weakness, sciatica or losses of leg function are some symptoms of it. The pain gets unbearable due to sneezing, coughing or bending. In rare cases, patients, lose bladder […]

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Lower Back Pain Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Feb 08, 2017

About 80 % adults experience low back pain at some point in their lives. And, if on time actions are not taken it can lead to chronic and unbearable pain. Dr. Charla Fischer is a top rated best in a class specialist, who routinely diagnoses and offers support for Low Back Pain Treatment NY. Lower […]

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Detailed Note on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Jan 23, 2017

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery NYC is an option for those requiring surgical procedures for treating different spinal disorders such as spinal herniated disc and spinal stenosis. Some time back, spinal procedures were carried out only as open surgeries and it resulted in long incisions so that the surgeons can see a larger area of the […]

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Best Orthopedic Treatment And Surgery NYC

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Jan 09, 2017

Dr. Charla Fischer is one of the best orthopedic surgeons NYC who aims to provide top-class and evidence-based treatment for orthopedic disorders and various sports injuries. She combines her expertise in the areas of patient care and clinical research for making available highest level of specialized services to her patients. Her primary aim is non-invasive […]

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Understanding Herniated Cervical Disc: Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Dec 23, 2016

Human backbone or spine is composed of a number of connected bones which are called as “vertebrae”, they surround the spinal cord and protects it from all kinds of damages. Nerves branch off the spinal cord and are spread across the body, which allows for the communication between your body and brain. Your brain can […]

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Cervical Myelopathy Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Dec 13, 2016

What is Cervical Myelopathy? Cervical myelopathy is a common condition which is caused due to the narrowing of the spinal canal which leads to the cord dysfunction. The most common causes of this are degenerative stenosis and congenital stenosis which are caused by spondylosis. When this condition is caused due to spondylosis, it is referred […]

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Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease and Treatment

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Nov 22, 2016

Degenerative disc disease in the lower back or lumbar spine refers to the syndrome in which a disc that is compromised causes pain in the lower back. Although few of the cases of Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease can be due to the genetic component, but majorly the reasons are multi-factorial. It can be because of […]

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Robotic Assisted Spine Surgery

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Nov 04, 2016

The spinal surgery is carried to get the patient out of back pain so that he can return to his normal life again. As spinal surgery has evolved over the years, it lays more focus on minimizing he trauma that is caused to the body during surgery. It also accelerates healing process as only minimal […]

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Spondylolisthesis and Lumbar Disc Herniation Treatment

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Oct 27, 2016

Spondylolisthesis refers to the anterior (forward) or retro (backward) displacement of a bone present in the vertebral column. This displacement can lead to the misalignment of vertebral bones, this is not like a herniated disc, but the condition can coexist. In spondylolisthesis, usually bony vertebra slips while in herniated disc, soft interior of the spinal […]

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Herniated Disc Treatment with Best Physical Therapy

  • Dr. Charla Fischer
  • Oct 13, 2016

Physical therapy plays a vital role in herniated disc recovery; it not only offers immediate relief from pain but also teaches you how the body must be conditioned so that further injury can be prevented. There are a number of physical therapy techniques which consist of passive treatments such as hot and cold water therapy, […]

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