Spine Surgery

Spine Surgery

It is important to remember that everyone having backache do not require a spine surgery. Surgery may be recommended in…

  1. Patients who develop weakness in their hands or legs due to a spinal problem.
  2. Patients who are having severe pain which is not relieved by pain killers and rest.
  3. Patients with chronic problems not relieved by any rest or physiotherapy for a long duration.
  4. Obese patients unable to do any exercise due to obesity and spinal problems.

Earlier, spinal surgeries were considered an extensive surgery, with a huge scar, extended post-operative stay and bed rest and significant post-operative pain & sometimes disability. However, there has been tremendous change in the way spine surgery in done nowadays where Minimally Invasive techniques are used to treatment the underlying concern.

In the area of Spinal injury, the center specialties in:

  1. Spinal Surgery: treating spinal cord injury.
  2. Managing Spine Problems.
  3. Fusion of the Spine/Spinal Fusion.
  4. Spinal Tumours.
  5. Back Surgery.
  6. Back Pain Treatment.
  7. Cervical or lumbar disc problems(microdiscectomy).

Spine surgery is rarely an initial treatment for back pain; however, there are a few emergencies that may require surgical treatment. In the vast majority of patients, spine surgery is only considered after a long course of conservative therapy.

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