Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment in India

With the increasing age, the quality of all the bones in the body start degrading. The bones of the vertebrae also start losing its strength. The muscles, ligaments and also the connecting tissues that all together make up the spinal column start degenerating. The word “stenosis” is taken from a Greek word which means choking. Due to the degeneration of the various spinal components, the spinal nerves in the back, especially in the lower back area suffer from lumbar spinal stenosis leading to back and leg pain. This happens because the degenerated vertebrae put pressure on the nerve roots making them dysfunctional. One experiences the following when he is suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis: Extreme leg pain Pain in the...

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Herniated Disc Surgery in India

Our back is made of a number of vertebrae. They are responsible for all our movements of the back. Between the vertebrae there are small discs called as the lumbar discs. These discs are like small, soft pads which act like cushions for the vertebrae. When we move our back, these cushions do not let the vertebrae rub on to each other. In this way, the vertebrae do not get damaged. When there is any abnormal physical activity related to the back, this jelly like disc gets ruptured. In most of the cases, the lumbar discs situated between the fourth and fifth vertebrae get ruptured. This damage is called as the lumbar disc herniation. This causes extreme pain in the...

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Scoliosis Surgery in India

Scoliosis is a disorder related to the spine. In normal cases the spine of the person is straight. However, in case of Scoliosis, the person’s spine is in a curved shape. The curvature of the bone or the angle of the curve can differ from person to person. But in medical terms, when a person has an angle of the spine of more than 10 degrees, then it is considered to be Scoliosis. The Scoliosis patients get an improper posture due to the spine. The shoulders and the legs of the person look uneven. Scoliosis is caused by the following: Birth defects Tumours Cerebral Palsy Muscular Dystrophy Genetic conditions like down syndrome In such a case, a surgery is carried...

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in India

Minimally invasive Spine Surgery is a method of performing surgeries. Our spine is a very complicated and delicate part of our body which needs to be operated with highest possible perfection and care, otherwise it can also prove fatal. Minimally Invasive spine Surgery is also called as MISS in the medical terms. It is a procedure where the surgery is done through a very small incision of about 5-6 inches opposed to the traditional (open) spine surgery. In this operating technique, the modern technology is used so as to achieve the required precision in the surgery. Minimally Invasive spine Surgery can benefit in the following way: It reduces tissue trauma Leads to very less bleeding Less exposure to the atmosphere...

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Lumbar Laminectomy Surgery in India

In our back, several vertebrae are attached on top of each other to form the spine. Between these vertebrae, there is a canal which gets formed. The spinal cord and other nerves go through this canal to the brain. Sometimes, due to some reasons, the inner part of the vertebrae start overgrowing. These overgrown bones are called as the lamina. As a result, the canal gets narrower and narrower putting a pressure on the spinal cord. This pressure can cause extreme pain and numbness in the back area and can also get transferred to the legs and also have a negative effect on the bladder. In the Lumbar Laminectomy, the surgeon makes an incision on the back where the lamina...

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Microdiscectomy Spine Surgery in India

Our spine consists of many vertebrae stacked one upon the other. In between these vertebrae, there are rubber like discs. These discs act as the shock absorbent when we move our back in any directions. It acts as cushions to the vertebrae and prevents them from rubbing onto each other. These soft lumbar discs are covered with a bit hard material. This hard cover can get damaged due to a sudden movement of the spinal cord or even due to a continuous wear and tear. When the outer shell gets damaged, the soft rubber like structure inside gets directly exposed to the movement of the vertebrae. Due to friction, gradually, the discs start to harden losing its purpose. This can...

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