Spinal diseases reduce quality of life

Congenital or acquired spinal-related disorders, such as moving, turning left and right, standing, sitting for a long time…

Neck hernia, lumbar hernia, lumbar slippage, lumbar spinal stenosis (lumbar canal stenosis), spondylolisthesis, spinal trauma (damages in the vertebrae due to falling, impact, work, home or traffic accidents), osteoporosis, tumors, Scoliosis and kyphosis are treated with spine surgery.

Symptoms of spinal diseases include; Complaints such as pain spreading to the arm or leg, back-waist-coccyx-neck pain (may occur especially at night), difficulty in walking, loss of strength in the arms or legs, posture disorder, sensitivity on the spine with fever occur.

First of all, the patient’s complaints, history, physical and neurological examination are required for diagnosis. Apart from these, x-ray, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and electromyography (EMG) are used according to the disease.

What are the Innovations in Spine Surgery?

Kiss. Dr. Mustafa Örnek said, “There have been great developments in spine surgery thanks to rapidly advancing technology and medical science. With the development of technology, it has become possible to perform surgeries in spine surgery with smaller incisions. Especially after microscopic and endoscopic surgery, the patient’s return to normal daily life is shorter and the postoperative recovery period becomes more comfortable.” He said.

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