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Spinal Surgery Tips

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MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics

Orthopedic Doctor•Navi Mumbai
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Your spine or backbone is composed of 26 bone discs, known as vertebrae. The vertebra shields your spinal cord and allows you to bend forwards and backwards, and stand. However, a number of problems, such as the following can change the structure or cause the vertebrae and its surrounding tissues to become damaged

Injuries
Infections
Tumours
Changes in bone formation due to ageing herniated disks, spinal stenosis
Conditions like scoliosis and ankylosing spo...more
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MS - Orthopaedics, Fellowship in Arthros...read more

Orthopedic Doctor•Gurgaon
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Surgery on the spine is typically performed as an open surgery. This implies that the surgery is performed by making a large incision that allows the surgeon to do the surgery while seeing the spine. However, advancements in medicine have helped surgeons operate on the spine through minimally invasive surgical techniques. This type of surgery involves making a few small incisions instead of a large incision through which the surgeon inserts specially designed instruments to operate on the spine....more
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M.Ch (AIIMS) - Neuro Surgery, MS - Gener...read more

Neurosurgeon•Noida
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Spinal surgery is a process used for correcting the problems in your spine. The process involves welding two bones or vertebrae into one single bone. This reduces the movement of those bones, which in turn, helps to reduce back pain and stabilize the spine.

This type of surgery is performed when physiotherapy and medicines have not helped cure your back pain. The specialists recommend this option when they are able to understand the actual reason behind your pain.

To locate the...more
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MS - Orthopaedics, MCH, Membership of th...read more

Orthopedic Doctor•Delhi
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Spinal surgery becomes inevitable when back pain cannot be managed with medications and/or exercise. This is a major decision and requires planning for many things before, during, and after the surgery.

Before a spinal surgery - This preparation will help in smooth recovery, especially if you do not have a full-time caretaker.

Discontinue pain killers: Discontinue pain killers at least 10 to 14 days before surgery. These are blood thinners and can prolong bleeding during the s...more
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Orthopedic Doctor•Delhi
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It is not that very easy to get complete recovery after spinal surgery and for that, you have to rely on different caring tips. Your surgeon can help you in this regard and can provide you a checklist containing different essential caring tips. You should follow those tips sincerely so that unwanted side-effects can be easily avoided.

Few caring tips after a spine surgery:

Consumption of adequate amount of proteins: If the protein content is increased in your diet, then quick...more
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MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, fellowship in A...read more

Orthopedic Doctor•Bangalore
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Humans are prone to much more complex and extensive experiences in life than any other animal species, this is because we also enjoy highly developed cognition and mental abilities in comparison to the other species. However, our cognitive abilities also mean that we are more prone to bad experiences and health issues that may require intensive treatment or even at times surgeries.

Having to undergo surgery may sound like an exceptionally difficult or painful prospect, but with the help...more
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MCh Neurosurgery, Fellowship in Spine su...read more

Neurosurgeon•Mumbai
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The spine plays a very crucial role, both from a person s movement and sensation point of view. It carries the nervous supply for a lot of internal organs and the lower body. By virtue of its structure, it also helps in movement through the disks. Due to various reasons, spinal injury is common, causing pain along the back, lower extremities, neck etc.

Medicines and exercise are the first line of treatment for most spinal injuries. The issue, however, is that these only provide relief f...more
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Orthopedic Doctor•Mumbai
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Spinal surgery becomes inevitable when back pain cannot be managed with medications and/or exercise. This is a major decision and requires planning for many things before, during, and after the surgery.

Before a spinal surgery- This preparation will help in smooth recovery, especially if you do not have a full-time caretaker.

Discontinue pain killers: Discontinue pain killers at least 10 to 14 days before surgery. These are blood thinners and can prolong bleeding during the sur...more
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Orthopedic Doctor•Mumbai
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The spine plays a very crucial role, both from a person s movement and sensation point of view. It carries the nervous supply for a lot of internal organs and the lower body. By virtue of its structure, it also helps in movement through the disks. Due to various reasons, spinal injury is common, causing pain along the back, lower extremities, neck etc.

Medicines and exercise are the first line of treatment for most spinal injuries. The issue, however, is that these only provide relief f...more
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MS - Orthopaedics, AO Fellowship in Trau...read more

Orthopedist•Gurgaon
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3d image-guided computer-assisted spine surgery (icss)- the new standard-of-care

Minimally invasive techniques have revolutionized the field of spine surgery by enhancing surgical precision and diminishing complication rates.

Image-guided computer assistance is the central pillar of minimally invasive spine surgery which involves an intra-operative 3d scan of the spine and creates a navigable image just like a google map used by motorists while driving. This enables even the mo...more
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