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Spine Surgery - What you need to know

The spine is our body’s central support structure. It keeps us upright and connects the different parts of our skeleton to each other: our head, chest, pelvis, shoulders, arms and legs. Although the spine is made up of a chain of bones, it is flexible due to elastic ligaments and spinal disks.

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Spine Surgery - What you need to know

The spine is our body’s central support structure. It keeps us upright and connects the different parts of our skeleton to each other: our head, chest, pelvis, shoulders, arms and legs. Although the spine is made up of a chain of bones, it is flexible due to elastic ligaments and spinal disks.

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Symptoms

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Condition

first condition

What is Spine Surgery?

Vertebral column, also called spinal column, spine, or backbone. It connects different parts of your musculoskeletal system. Your spine helps you sit, stand, walk, twist and bend. view more

How to Diagnose Spinal Injury and when to consult a Doctor?

1 ) Back pain with fever 2 ) Bowel or bladder control issues.

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second condition

Condition

Condition one

What is Spine Surgery?

Vertebral column, also called spinal column, spine, or backbone. It connects different parts of your musculoskeletal system. Your spine helps you sit, stand, walk, twist and bend.

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Condition two

How to Diagnose Spinal Injury and when to consult a Doctor?

1 ) Back pain with fever 2 ) Bowel or bladder control issues.

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Causes

  • Back strains and sprains
  • Osteoporosis
  • Neuromuscular diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
  • Spine tumors and cancer.

Symptoms

  • Muscle weakness.
  • Loss of voluntary muscle movement in the chest, arms, or legs.
  • Breathing problems.
  • Loss of feeling in the chest, arms, or legs.
  • Loss of bowel and bladder function.

Causes

  • Back strains and sprains
  • Osteoporosis
  • Neuromuscular diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
  • Spine tumors and cancer.

Symptoms

  • Muscle weakness.
  • Loss of voluntary muscle movement in the chest, arms, or legs.
  • Breathing problems.
  • Loss of feeling in the chest, arms, or legs.
  • Loss of bowel and bladder function.

When to undergo for surgery

The decision to consider back surgery should always come after trying nonsurgical options. However, when the pain is persistent and clearly related to a mechanical problem in the spine, you might talk to your doctor about surgery.

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Is the treatment covered under insurance?

Most of the medical Insurances cover Spinal Surgeries.Some of the spinal Surgery have a waiting period.Medical Insurance amount covered depends upon patient age and any coexisting condition.

How is the recovery after surgery?

With most spinal surgeries, patients are up and walking (if only for a short walk) within hours after their procedure. It is no longer necessary, or recommended, that you lie in bed for weeks after spine surgery.Most patients resume normal activities within 2 weeks of surgery.Please consult a Doctor in case of unusual pain in arms or shoulders if not relieved on taking medications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

It will take about 4 to 6 weeks for you to reach your expected level of mobility and function

Even people requiring bigger surgeries like spinal fusion are 90% likely to return to work and stay at work long term

As the back continues to heal, patients usually start to feel better and find they can take on more activities. The worst pain is generally over by 4 weeks after surgery

Your physician will encourage you to walk as much as possible. You will need an assistance device such as a walker or cane for the first week.

Doctors recommend sleeping on your back or your side as you heal from spine surgery. Sleeping on your belly is generally not recommended because your spine is not in a neutral position for a prolonged period.