Obesity, age, and abrupt injuries can affect the intervertebral disks causing
the outer ring to push into the spinal nerve. Herniated disks can be treated
with non-surgical treatments. However, patients with chronic pain and after
unsuccessful treatments can be good candidates for surgery.
Bone fracture repair
A fracture, also known as broken bone occurs when the bone is out of place, has
a crack or is shatter into multiple pieces. To restore its functionality the
bone has to be immobilized with a cast or with external fixation.