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Asia Has a Nose Up

In 2011, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons released a report naming China, Japan, and South Korea in the top 5 for number of rhinoplasty (nose job) procedures!

Low Back Pain

Low back is the portion between the upper and lower body and bears most of the body weight. It is therefore not surprising that a lot of us get low back pains.

The common causes of back pain include:

  • Injury
  • Disc herniation
  • Age
  • Compression fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Obesity
  • Lack of exercise
  • Depression

    Walking and maintaining good posture help with back pain. For more severe pain, a physical therapist may recommend specific exercises. Massage and acupuncture also help. Antidepressants aid in cases where back pain is due to depression. When these alternatives fail or when there is a structural deformity of the back or spine, surgery may be recommended.


    • Benefits
      • Who is an ideal candidate
        • Who is not an ideal candidate?
          • Recovery
            • Planning your surgery
              • Anesthasia
                • Risks / Complications / Side effects

                  Featured Low Back Pain Providers Abroad


                  Clifford Hospital

                  Guangdong, China


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Chinese

                  Clifford Hospital is located in a vast and prosperous community that has a garden-like environment. The hospital has employed about 1,000 medical professionals, among them, more 100 are specialists, P...

                  Loh Guan Lye Specialists Centre

                  Georgetown, Malaysia


                  Languages: English

                  Loh Guan Lye Specialists Centre established in 1975, is a 273 bedded private hospital. It is located in the heart of Georgetown, Penang, about 30 minutes from the Penang International Airport and 20 m...

                  Parkside Hospital

                  London, United Kingdom


                  Languages: English

                  Parkside Hospital is an independent hospital located opposite Wimbledon Common, and is easily accessible from Central London and the Home Counties. The Hospital is able to offer most medical specialit...

                  Hospital Universitario

                  Bogota, Colombia


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Spanish

                  Hospital Universitario Fundación Santa Fe de Bogotá opened its doors on January 31st, 1983, with the aim of providing patients, families and the community in genera...

                  Aretaeio Hospital

                  Nicosia, Cyprus


                  Languages: English, Greek

                  The ARETAEIO hospital is located on Andreas Avraamides Street in Dasoupoli, Nicosia, and is within easy access of all areas in Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca. A private hospital, opened in 2006 by 42 s...
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