Back Pain

Lower Back Pain – Exercises To Relieve The Pain

By Dr. Saroj Rustgi, Physiotherapy, Lower back pain is one of the most prevalent forms of pain that brings people to the doctors. Lower back pain is mostly caused by muscle strain, sprain in the ligament, slipped disc, bad posture or a number of musculoskeletal problems. Symptoms range from a dull ache…

Laminectomy – Know Its Procedure!

By Dr. Shailesh Jain, Neurosurgery, Laminectomy is a surgical procedure that is used to relieve back pain caused by spinal stenosis. This condition occurs when the spaces between your spinal column become too narrow. Acutely painful, it exerts pressure on your spinal nerves and bones. A laminectomy removes the lamina (outer layer)…

Chronic Back Pain – Pain Management For It!

By Dr. Manish Singh, Pain Management, Surgery is often seen as a procedure that is synonymous with pain. As soon as your doctor says that you are going to be operated on, many questions arise in your mind and the anxiety kicks in. You immediately start questioning the seriousness of your condition,…

What Is Spinal Fusion Surgery?

By Dr. Devesh Kumar Singh, Neurosurgery, What is a Spinal Fusion surgery? Spinal Fusion is a surgical technique whereby the painful vertebrae are united or fused together to heal and grow into a solid, single bone. This process is similar to the welding in industries. However, Spinal fusion surgery does not join…

How Can You Prevent Constipation After Back Surgery?

By, Dr. Rakesh Dhupia Jain, General Surgery Many people who are recovering from back surgery tend to suffer from constipation. The condition leads to considerable pain as well as discomfort. Even though it is never included in the recovery process, constipation, along with its adverse side effects, can pose a significant…

Herniated Disc: Causes and Symptoms

By Dr. Vikas Bhardwaj, Neurosurgery Herniated disk occurs when there is a problem with the rubbery disk that cushions the vertebra in the spinal cord. It is also known as ruptured disk where the soft jelly like substance is pushed out from in between the vertebra. This disorder can cause irritation of…

Herniated Disc – Causes And Symptoms

By, Dr. Atul Kumar Garg, Orthopaedics Also called slip discs or ruptured discs, herniated discs refer to those problems involving the protrusion of spinal discs through cracks in the tough exterior. They can cause much irritation in the nerves and could amount to excessive pain or numbness in the corresponding leg…

How Long Does Spinal Fusion Surgery Take to Recover?

By, Dr. Pradyot Kumar Govil, Neurosurgery What is a Spinal Fusion surgery? Spinal Fusion is a surgical technique whereby the painful vertebrae are united or fused together to heal and grow into a solid, single bone. This process is similar to the welding in industries. However, Spinal fusion surgery does not…

Herniated Disc – Causes And Symptoms

By, Dr. Atul Kumar Garg, Orthopaedics Also called slip discs or ruptured discs, herniated discs refer to those problems involving the protrusion of spinal discs through cracks in the tough exterior. They can cause much irritation in the nerves and could amount to excessive pain or numbness in the corresponding leg…

How To Prevent The Risk of Spinal Cord Injury?

By, Dr. Pradyot Kumar Govil, Neurosurgery A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord. It’s an extremely serious type of physical trauma that’s likely to have a lasting and significant impact on most aspects of daily life. The spinal cord is responsible for sending messages from the brain to…