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Knee Pain Treatment
Spinal Surgery Disorders
Treatment of Neurological Problems
Treatment of Knee replacement
Treatment of Joint And Muscle Problems
Treatment of Nerve And Muscle Disorders
Acl Reconstruction Procedure
Hip Replacement Surgery
Joint Dislocation Treatment
Knee Care Procedures
Joint Replacement Surgery
Ankle Pain Treatment
Treatment of Spondylosis
Arthritis And Pain Management Treatment
Treatment of Joint Dislocation
Treatment Of Disk Slip
Treatment Of Herniated Disc
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My feet pains from my ankle sole and behind my ankle just above my sole. This usually happens when I walk a lot. Pain is not that intense but I am not able to walk by bending my toes.
Spinal fusion surgery is also known as spondylodesis or spondylosyndesis. It is a surgical procedure in which two or more vertebrae are permanently joined into one solid bone with no space between them. The procedure aims at preventing the movement between two bones and prevents back pain. It can be performed at any level in the spine (cervical, thoracic, or lumbar).
- Degenerative disc disease
- Lumbar spondylolisthesis ( a condition where one vertebra slips onto the vertebra below it causing severe pain)
- Unstable spinal column
- Severe arthritis Infections
- Spinal stenosis
- Scoliosis (curvature of the spine)
- Kyphosis (abnormal rounding of the upper spine)
When Does An Individual Need This Surgery?
Spinal fusion surgery is required if medicines, physical therapy, and other treatments (like steroid injections) do not relieve the back pain.
Types of Spinal Fusion
- Anterior spinal fusion
- Posterior spinal fusion
- Vertebral interbody fusion
Preparation for Spinal Fusion Surgery
- Preoperative preparation
- Preoperatively, 8-hour fasting is required. All the routine investigations, including blood tests, and X- rays are done.
The surgery is performed under general anesthesia. A bone graft (ie, a synthetic bone or a small piece of the patient’s pelvic bone) is prepared to fuse the two vertebrae. Depending on the location of fusion, the graft is placed accordingly between the affected vertebras to join them. Once the graft is put in place; plates, screws, and rods are used to keep the spine from moving. This maneuver is called internal fixation. It provides stability and helps the spine to heal faster with a higher rate of success.
Postoperatively, the patient may need to wear a brace to keep the spine in proper alignment. Fusing may take up to 6 weeks or longer, after which normal activities can be resumed. Physical rehabilitation is required to strengthen the back and learn ways to move safely. Complete recovery takes about 3-6 months.
- Infections causing inflammation of the affected parts
- Poor healing causing pain
- Pain at the site of the fused area, especially nerve pain
- Heart attack or stroke during a spinal surgery
- Reactions to medications or anesthesia
- Respiratory problems
- Damage to a spinal nerve leading to weakness, pain, bowel, or bladder problems
- Blood clots in the legs that can be life-threatening if they travel to the lungs
- Blood loss
- Pseudoarthrosis (nonunion between fused bone segments)
Warning Signs of Infection
- Swelling, redness, or discharge from the operated site
- Fever above 100 0F
- Shaking chills
- Increased pain
Safe and faster recovery from spinal surgery is suggested through physical therapy.
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I am suffering for disease akoslosing spondylitis and allergies, cough last 5 to 6 years please homeopathic medicine name.
Wife 54 suffering from severe spinal stenosis of canal advised tlif of l4-l5. Is any minimal invasive technique or alternate pathy for permanent cure available?
Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful disease of the joints, mostly affecting older people. It mostly results in swollen, aching joints that make movement extremely challenging. Rheumatoid arthritis results in receding and tenderness of the synovial membrane. This leads to a decline in flexibility, causing intense distress, thus hindering daily activities.
Steps to manage the discomfort caused by it
There is no complete cure for Rheumatoid arthritis. The discomfort however, can be controlled to a certain extent with regular exercises, change in diet and medications.
Regular exercise can help in increasing the flexibility, maintaining the synovial fluid between joints that help in lubrication.
Home remedies including use of medical oils to massage the affected joints on a regular basis. In this case, there are several herbal or Ayurvedic oils available, that can provide temporary remedy.
It is important to increase the intake of vitamin D. This can be done by spending a short while out in the sun every day. Vitamin D supplements are also available in the form of capsules.
A decrease in the alcohol consumption is highly recommended to people with bones and joints disorders.
Swimming is an excellent exercise as it causes minimal labour on the joints. It is extremely beneficial to all people.
It is important to lose excess weight, so as to lessen the pressure on the joints. For example, heavy and wide waist structure can affect the knees in the long run. It can help increase your energy level and help you function efficiently.
Smoking and drinking affect almost all organs of the body eventually and lead to a painful death or physical abnormalities. It has been found that overindulgence in alcohol and tobacco can also flare up chances of rheumatoid arthritis.
It has been found that rheumatoid arthritis mostly affects women. Therefore, women need to be exceptionally cautious about their daily exercise schedule and diet.