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      Is your daily mantra is something to the effect of, “My back is killing me?” If constant back pain has you in its clutches, you may feel inclined to do something about it. You should. But should you go as far as having back surgery? Believe it or not, even if you have searing, crippling back pain most of the time it’s not going to require surgery. So how do you know when you do need surgery?

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      philipecasarotte 3 months ago

    • Herniated Disk


      A herniated disk is a torn intervertebral disc. Herniation happens when the outer part of the disc is fragmented or broken which causes an extrusion of the fibers on the inner core of the disk. A herniated disk can lead to back pain because the part of the disc that comes out can put pressure on the nerves. Treatment for back pain related to herniated disc can range anywhere from conservative non-invasive treatments, such as physical therapy and analgesics, to surgery such as discectomy and microdiscectomy for nerve decompression.

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      hingst 3 days, 3 hours ago

    • Kyphoplasty


      Kyphoplasty is the surgical expansion of the bones of the spinal cord to augment and stabilize them. The procedure involves inserting a balloon inside the vertebral body and inflating it, after which a bone cement mixture is added to fill the bone. This is one of the surgeries that can be done for pain relief because it stabilizes the bones.

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      Dr. Siddique 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    • Laminectomy


      Laminectomy is a surgery that involves the complete removal of the lamina, an area at the back of the vertebral arch that makes up the roof of the spinal canal. Laminectomy is performed for treatment of herniated discs, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and problematic bone spurs. It is also done to create more space in the canal for the spinal nerves.

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      Dr. Siddique 6 months, 2 weeks ago

    • Lower Back Pain


      Do you wake up most days with a dull ache in your low back? Maybe it’s a little twinge that nags you all day long?
      Low back pain is a menace — it affects up to 80% of us at some point in our lives. Most of the time the pain can’t be traced to anything specific.
      That means it’s either all in our heads (some research proves this) or there are things we are doing to contribute to the pain.

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      redser45 1 day, 18 hours ago