Spinal fusion: Technologies boost back surgery outcomes

Spinal fusion surgery is undertaken to relieve pain in the spine by literally ‘‘fusing’’ together the pieces of bone that are triggering pain in a section of the spine. ‘‘Technically, it’s the union of as few as two of the spinal bones, although to be effective it usually involves more,’’ says Dr Michael Wong, neurosurgeon and spinal expert from Melbourne’s EPC Health Clinic. Read More

Are high heels bad for your back?

The perfect pair of 4-inch heels can make any outfit, but are high heels bad for your back? HealthMinute chats to Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, Dr. Michael Wong to bust myths and get the facts about high heels. Read More