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  • Spine Surgery

    Spine surgery is recommended for individuals who have a problem with one or more disk in the spine (vertebrae). 

    Indications for Spine surgery

    • Individuals with persistent and disabling pain

    • Cases where the exact source of pain can be determined such as a herniated disc, scoliosis, or spinal stenosis

    • Cases where conservative management such as physical therapy, pain medication, or bracing fails to provide any relief

    • Osteoarthritis with bone spurs (over grown bone) on spine

    • Symptoms are caused by compressed nerves in spine 

    Types of Spine surgeries 

    • Diskectomy: It is the surgery to remove all or part of the herniated disk. 

    • Foraminotomy: It is the surgical procedure that is done to widen the opening in back where nerve roots leave spinal column. 

    • Laminectomy: Surgical procedure that involves removal of the lamina or bone spurs in the spine. Surgery aims to release the pressure off spinal nerves or spinal column. 

    • Laminotomy: The procedure that involves removal of a portion of the vertebral arch (lamina) that covers the spinal cord.

    • Spinal fusion: The procedure in which two or more bones are fused together in back to correct problems in spine. It relieves pain by adding stability to a spinal fracture. 

    • Kyphoplasty: The procedure performed to ease the pain caused by spinal fracture. 

    • Spinal Disc replacement: The surgical procedure that treats specific type of back pain by replacing injured disc with an artificial one. 

    • Minimally invasive back surgery: A procedure performed through small incisions to treat spinal disorders.  

     Post-surgical benefits of Spine surgery
    •  Relieves irritation and inflammation of a nerve
    •  Relieves nerve pressure
    •  Relieves pain
    •  Eliminates painful motion between vertebrae
    •  Improves mobility 
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    MBBS (Chennai), MS (Gen Surg), M.Ch. (Neuro)

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    3rd Street, ADYAR,CHENNAI- 600 020,
    Tamil Nadu, India.

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