Augmented reality, which incorporates virtual elements onto a user's real-world surroundings, has emerged in recent years as a potential method for improving outcomes and user experience for complex spinal surgeries.
Those suffering from chronic neck pain can alleviate the symptoms on the way to full recovery if they adopt optimal posture and spinal alignment, according to a study by the University of Sharjah scientists. The study evaluated two widely-used corrective approaches to remedy chronic non-specific neck pain caused by forward head posture (FHP) and CBP rehabilitation and traditional exercise programs.
In a world where many of us spend hours hunched over computers or craning down at our smartphones, maintaining spinal health is paramount. This October, the spotlight is on spinal wellness as we celebrate Spine Health Awareness Month.
Maybe you remember being screened for scoliosis in school. Or your own child has been treated to straighten a curving spine. But scoliosis is not restricted to children and adolescents; adults can develop scoliosis too.
Kyphoscoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine in both the lateral — scoliosis — and forward — kyphosis — directions. It results in a complex three-dimensional shape, leading to a noticeable rounding or hunching of the back.