Treatments

Back pain

Back pain is frequent complaint. It is the commonest cause of work-related absence in the world. Although back pain may be painful and uncomfortable, it is not usually serious. Even though back pain can affect people of any age, it is significantly more common among adults aged between 25 and 55 years. Pain in the lower back may be linked to the bony lumbar spine, discs between the vertebrae, ligaments around the spine and discs, spinal cord and nerves, lower back muscles. Pain in the upper back may be due to disorders of the aorta, tumors in the chest, and spine inflammation.


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Balloon Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgery for spinal vertebral fractures which should be performed ideally in the first three months of fracture. In this small key hole incision is made percutaneously into the skin. Through the incision a deflated balloon is entered into the fractures bone and inflated in place slowly so as to fill the cement with in collapsed segment in order to regain the normal shape and stability.


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Cervical Plating

Cervical body fixation is a technique where we fix up two or more vertebrae together through plates and screws so as to give stability to the spine. It is an open surgery mainly indicated in patients with degenerative cervical spine or pathologies like Malignancy or myelopathy or cervical spine fractures.


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Lumbar Microdiscectomy

The vertebral bones are separated by intervertebral discs. There are 23 articulating discs in a normal spinal column. Inter vertebral discs act as shock absorbers and prevent the bones from collapsing..


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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is the term given to abnormal lateral curvature of the spine when looked from front or back. If diagnosed early then it could be treated conservatively through bracing and therapeutic maneuvers. For some cases the curve is significant enough which should be operated through screws and rods so as to correct the deformity.


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Spinal Stenosis: Lumbar & Cervical

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, which places pressure on the spinal cord. If the stenosis is located on the lower part of the spinal cord it is called lumbar spinal stenosis. Stenosis in the upper part of the spinal cord is called cervical spinal stenosis.


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Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a defect or fracture of part of the vertebral bone called the pars interarticularis. It usually occurs in the lumbar region. Spondylolisthesis (Low Back) is a forward slippage of one vertebral body on top of another.


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Injections for your Back & Neck

A lumbar caudal epidural steroid injection is an outpatient procedure for treating low back and leg pain. Facet & root blocks are injection into a specific joints of spine and along the nerve roots as required.


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