Q. Doctor I am suffering from back and leg pain and I am told that my vertebra has slipped forward.
A. You are suffering from a condition called spondylolisthesis. Here one of the vertebra slips forwards over the vertebra below.
If you are one of the few lucky ones who have not yet suffered from low back pain, do not be too happy. Second only to common cold, low back pain is increasing in incidence the world over.
Hip and knee replacement surgery has a dramatic effect on patients’ lives. It is generally recommended if conservative measures have been ineffective or are likely to be ineffective. Most patients are able to go back to their former active lifestyle as their pain is relieved and mobility restored.