Dr. Ken Hansraj Blog

How Elite Athletes Return To Play After Spine Surgery

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] ONE OF THE CRITICAL questions surrounding rehabilitation of the cervical spine in professional athletes is “when may I return to contact sports?” This is a similar question to a laborer in a high-demand position asking to return to...

Return To Play in an Elite Athlete: Lumbar Discectomy Spinal Surgery

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The management of elite athletes after back injury is very special indeed. All care must be taken to make sure that the athlete is indeed ready for the return to contact sports. These management protocols are helpful to...

Return To Play in an Elite Athlete: Single Level Lumbar Spinal Fusion

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The management of elite athletes after back injury is very special indeed. All care must be taken to make sure that the athlete is indeed ready for the return to contact sports. These management protocols are helpful to...

Return To Play in an Elite Athlete: Three Levels Lumbar Spinal Fusion

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The management of elite athletes after back injury is very special indeed. All care must be taken to make sure that the athlete is indeed ready for the return to contact sports. These management protocols are helpful to...

Return to Play In An Elite Athlete: 3 Levels Cervical Spine Fusion

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An athlete with 3 levels anterior or posterior cervical spine decompression and fusion surgery as a procedure has a wide array of invasiveness, involvement and potential consequences. It is almost impossible to return to sports with...

Return To Play in an Elite Athlete: Neck Strain or Disc Injury

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A neck strain, a disc injury or minor fractures are usually of smaller consequence than surgical problems. These injuries are usually treated with conservative therapies. The management of elite athletes after neck injury is very...

Art of the Long Spines

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The spine is the most beautiful part of the human body. The spinal cord extends from the medulla oblongata of the brainstem to the lumbar spine of the vertebral column. The spinal cord connects the brain to the peripheral nerves. The...

Meet UPRIGHT, Your personal Posture Trainer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]How many times have you finished a long day of work with grueling back-pain? Well, you’re not alone. 80% of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives, and the number one reason for that is poor posture. The truth is,...

Breast Forces On The Spine

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Objective: It is well established that women who have large, heavy breasts suffer from spine pain. The objective of this study is to assess the forces that the breast exerts on the spine. It is important that such women understand...

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