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Laminectomy

Laminectomy is a type of surgery in which a surgeon removes part or all of the vertebral bone (lamina). This helps relieve compression of the spinal cord or the nerve roots that may be caused by injury, herniated disk, spinal stenosis ...

Lateral Ankle Ligament Reconstruction

Lateral ankle ligament reconstruction is a surgical procedure to tighten and secure one or more ankle ligaments on the outside of your ankle. It typically takes place as an outpatient procedure.

Lateral Collateral Ligament Tears

Tears to the lateral collateral ligament most often occur from a direct blow to the inside of the knee. This can stretch the ligaments on the outside of the near too far and may cause them to tear. This type of injury occurs in sports. ...

Lisfranc Joint Injury

A Lisfranc joint injury is a type of injury to the bones or ligaments in the middle part of your foot. In this type of injury, there also is usually damage to the cartilage covering these bones.

Lordosis in Children

Lordosis is a deformity of the backbone (spine). It's when the bones of the spine (vertebrae) in the lower back curve inward more than normal.

Low Back Pain

Everyone has experienced low back pain at one time or another. Most people can recover from low back pain with home treatment, such as changes in activity, weight loss, quitting smoking, and other steps. Sometimes medicine or surgery is ...

Lumbar Disk Replacement

A lumbar disk replacement involves replacing a worn or degenerated disk in the lower part of the spine with an artificial replacement made of metal or a combination of metal and plastic.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal in your lower back that may cause pain or numbness in your legs. Read on for details about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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