How important your spine is?
Spine is a vital part in the human body that allows you the ability to bend, twist and move in all sort of directions. Moreover it protects your spinal cord, which is the bundle of nerves that connects your brain to the rest of your body. So any injury or damage to the spine may adversely affect human movements.
Spine Injury Causes
Any damage to the vertebrae, discs or ligaments of the spinal column, or the spinal cord itself cause spinal cord injuries. Some of the common causes of spinal cord injuries include Accidents, Sports and recreation injuries, Diseases, Bullet or stab wound, Electric shock, Excess uses of alcohol, Falls from a great heights.
Signs and Symptoms
The spinal cord fracture symptoms may vary depending on the location and severity of the injury. Common symptoms include back or neck pain, tingling, numbness, weakness, muscle spasm, paralysis and bowel or bladder changes.
Today, number of treatment methods are available for spinal cord injuries or spinal cord correction. Spine surgery is traditionally done as open surgery. In this procedure the area being operated on is opened with a long incision to allow the specialist to view and access the anatomy. But these techniques often tends to damage the nearby tissues and ligaments. The discomfort after surgery also lasts for long time. To avoid this, new techniques has been established which is minimally invasive known as Endoscopic Spine Surgery.
In endoscopic spine surgery, surgeon uses a thin endoscope for a clear view of the internal portions of the body. In this procedure, a small needle is injected into the disc space. A tiny keyhole is made in the middle of the spine, and a tube is inserted through the incision to access the damaged disc and required corrections are performed. The surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia and took nearly 1 to 2 hours. This endoscopic spine surgery requires shorter hospital stay and faster recovery.
Advantages of Endoscopic Spine Surgery :
- Less blood loss from surgery
- Reduce the risk of infection and postoperative pain
- Reduce the risk of muscle damage since no or less cutting of the muscle is required
- Faster recovery and less rehabilitation required
Kasturi Multispeciality Hospital offers advanced Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Telangana. Our excellent team of experienced doctors, staffs provide highly sophisticated and advanced treatments at reasonable and realistic manner. Patients can acquire a tranquil atmosphere in our hospital.
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