Spine

Spine


What is it?

Laminectomy: removes bone (lamina)
Foraminotomy: enlarges the opening (foramen) the nerve passes through
Discectomy: Removal of herniated disc material
Instrumented Fusion: placement of spacers, rods or plates to provide spine stability

What is its goal?

The goal of spine surgery is to relieve pressure on the nerves.

How is it done?

An incision is made in your neck or lower back in order for the doctor to remove a section of bone and relieve the nerve compression.

What are the risks?

There are always risks with any surgery. Potential complications include:

  • Pain, numbness due to nerve manipulation
  • Weakness, paralysis
  • Incontinence or impotence
  • Recurrence or continuation of pain.
  • Injury to major blood vessels

Rising medicare’s has leading Spine Specialist in Pune Dr. Hrushikesh Mehta and Dr. Shardul Soman have treated many patients.

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