Department of Spine Surgery
What is Spine Surgery?
Spine surgery is a medical procedure that is performed with an aim of treating the chronic back or neck pain that the patient is suffering from. This procedure involves treatment or removal of herniated discs, treating vertebral fractures, spinal stenosis, and bone spurs.
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What are the common spinal problems?
- Lower Back Pain
- Whiplash (Neck strain/pain)
- Slipped disc
- Spinal fractures
- Spinal deformities- Scoliosis and Kyphosis
- Spinal Infections
- Spinal Tumours- malignant and benign.
When should you consult physician about lower back pain?
You need to visit physician if you experience following symptoms:
- Numbness or tingling
- Pain due to fall or injury
- Severe pain that doesn’t improve with medications and rest
- Pain, weakness or numbness in your leg or arm
- Urinary or bowel dysfunction
Any of these symptoms are signals of a serious problem requiring treatment.
When should a patient consider surgery for lower back pain?
After nonsurgical treatments such as ice and heat therapy, exercise, injections and medications have not proven effective, your physician may consider recommending surgery. A spine surgery is performed by both orthopaedic surgeons as well as the neurosurgeons, depending on the nature of the problem.
Spine Treatment At Sahyadri Hospital
- Lower Back Pain
Your lower back is known as the lumbar region of the spine. Lower back pain is one of the most common medical problems in the world.
- Whiplash (Neck sprain/strain)
Whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back & forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip.
Spondylolisthesis causes one of the lower vertebrae to slip forward onto the bone directly beneath it and affects the lower vertebrae.
Sciatica is a nerve pain caused due to the compression of a nerve in the lower back. The common cause is a herniated or slipped disk.
- Slip Disk
Slipped disk or Herniated is a common condition that can be painful and devitalizing. Slipped discs are the result of wear and tear.
- Spinal Gracture
Fracture affects vertebrae of spinal column. The types of spinal fractures are Compression, Burst, Flexion-distraction, and Fracture-dislocation.
- Spinal Deformity
Spinal deformity causes a variation in the normal curve of the spine. Common spinal deformities include Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Lordosis.
- Spinal Infection
Spinal infection is a rare, but often serious, form of disease that occurs when bacteria, fungi, or viruses invade the spinal tissues.
- Spinal Tumors
Spinal tumors are abnormal mass of tissue within or surrounding the spinal cord and can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous).
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