The dubious practice of detox

Various types of body detoxification processes, such as fast diets and intestinal cleansing, have become popular. Generally there is no medical evidence to support their claims of effectiveness, and there are risks to some of the procedures. More »

Treating lumbar spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal that puts pressure on the spinal cord or its nerves. Typically doctors recommend conservative treatment, mainly physical therapy and pain medication. Surgery may be needed if a patient does not improve. (Locked) More »