Overview: Discectomy is surgery to expel lumbar herniated disc material that is pushing on a nerve root or the spinal cord. A microdiscectomy is generally considered a minimally invasive surgery, as there is minimal disruption of the tissues and structures in the lower back. A microdiscectomy relives the pressure on a spinal nerve root by evacuating the material causing the pain. How Is the Discectomy Performed in India? The goal of a microdiscectomy is to...
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Spinal disorders can cause extreme pain when bone changes put pressure on the spinal cord or nerves, limiting our movement. Almost everyone will experience at least one episode of acute low back pain at some point of his or her life. Mostly, Spine experts suggest surgery as a treatment option for spinal problems after several months, when all other forms of treatment have failed to provide any relief to the patient’s condition.  But Spine surgeries...
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Our spine is made up of 26 bone discs called vertebrae and the vertebrae protect our spinal cord and allow even the movement that we make. A number of problems can change the structure of the spine or damage the vertebrae and surrounding tissue. They include: Infections Injuries Tumors Conditions, such as Ankylosing Spondylitis and Scoliosis Bone changes that come with ageing, such as Spinal Stenosis and Herniated disks The above problems can cause extreme...
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Spinal disorders can cause extreme pain when bone changes put pressure on the spinal cord or nerves, limiting our movement. Almost everyone will experience at least one episode of acute low back pain at some point of his or her life. Mostly, Spinal specialists recommend surgery as a treatment option for spinal problems after several months, when all other forms of treatment have failed to provide any relief to the patient’s condition. Spine surgery can...
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Micro Endoscopic Discectomy is a minimally-invasive surgery performed through a tubular device. It is designed to relieve pain caused by herniated discs pressing on nerve roots. This surgery is usually performed on an outpatient basis, which allows the patient to leave the hospital the same day. Benefits of Lumbar Endoscopic Discectomy when Compared to Alternative Open Surgical Procedures in India: Endoscopic Discectomy is true minimally invasive spine surgeries that include the following advantages: Much less...
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The low back is a common place to experience pain.  This area of the back is called the lumbar spine.  The main function of the lumbar spine is to support the weight of your upper body.  Spinal Stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal is narrowed.  The narrowed canal causes pressure on the spinal cord and nerves.  Spinal Stenosis may or may not produce symptoms.  Many cases of Spinal Stenosis can be treated...
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Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty are minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of painful vertebral compression fractures (VCF), which are fractures including the vertebral bodies that make up the spinal segment. When a vertebral body fractures, the typical rectangular shape of the bone becomes compressed, causing pain. These compression fractures may include the collapse of one or more vertebra in the spine and are typical results of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease that results in loss of...
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Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure used to correct problems with the bones, called the vertebrae, of the back, known as the spine.If a patient is has received injuries to spinal vertebrae, or is having some protrusion and degeneration of the cushioning disk between vertebrae (sometimes called slipped disk or herniated disk) then spinal fusion is recommended by the physician. Additionally, if someone has abnormal curvatures of the spine (such as scoliosis or kyphosis) or...
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Discectomy Basics: Spine consists of bones (vertebrae) separated by sponge-like cushioning pads called vertebral discs. If a disc begins to bulge or herniate (tear), it may push into the spinal canal, pressing on nerves. This pressure can cause pain, numbness or tingling. It could also lead to other spinal conditions, such as degenerative discs, sciatica, spinal stenosis or a pinched nerve. Discectomy is the surgical removal of part or all of a vertebral disc that...
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