Neuro Spine Surgery
Neuro Spine Surgery is the medical specialty which deals with the diagnosis, prevention, rehabilitation and surgical treatment of diseases related to the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. Neuro Spine Surgery is mainly performed by the Neurosurgeon. Human life is impossible without spinal cord. Hence proper functioning of spinal cord is very important for sustaining. The brain and the spinal cord come together to form the central nervous system so that spinal disease, disorder or malfunction affects neurological function. The spinal cord allows the brain to communicate back and forth with the rest of the body, so damage to this network of nerves, tissues and fibers can severely disrupt patients’ lives and ability to function permanently.
Neuro-spine Surgeon can perform many types of surgeries to control the symptoms, correct misalignment and repair spinal structures. Neuro spine surgery can correct unhealthy abnormalities in the spinal cord, nerves, ligaments, vertebrae and the discs between them. It can be performed in the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral portions of the spine and surrounding tissues.
Neuro Spine Surgery is performed for the numerous conditions includin
- Spinal disc herniation
- Cervical spinal stenosis
- Lumbar spinal stenosis
- Spinal cord trauma
- Traumatic injuriesof peripheral nerves
- Tumorsof the spine, cord spinal and peripheral nerves
- Degenerative spinal conditions and prolapsed discs
- Spinal cord infections
Today, Neuro Spine Surgery is performed by the minimally invasive technique instead of conventional open surgery technique because minimally invasive technique has numerous benefits over open surgery such as less pain, no big tissue cut, faster recovery, less hospital stay, minimal blood loss and less chances of infections.