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Spinal Fusion – When Is It Required?

By Dr. Jagadeesh , Orthopaedics Spinal fusion is a form of surgery which involves the merging of two or more vertebrae into a single structure. This is done with the intent of stopping any kind of motion between the two vertebrae in order to prevent back pain. Once they’re fused, there are almost…

Spine Surgery – What To Expect Before And After It?

By Dr Priyank Patel, Orthopaedics 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…

How To Prevent Spinal Problems?

By Dr. Makarand Hirve, Neurology 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 all parts…