Dr. Apoorva Kumar Neurosurgeon, Spine Surgeon, Spine And Pain Specialist

Spinal Fusion Surgery

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Back pain is one of the leading causes of missed work and one of the top reasons people visit their doctors for back pain treatment. Most of the surgeon for advice for surgery but Dr. Sachin Mahajan has given correct advice on how to treat these pain and hen the spinal fusion done.

What is Spinal Fusion?

Spinal fusion surgery is a neurosurgical or orthopedic surgical technique to permanently connect two or more vertebrae in your spine, which in turn should eliminating pain generated from the joint. Spinal fusion also called spondylodesis or spondylosyndesis. This procedure can be conducted at any level in the spine such as cervical, thoracic, or lumbar that prevents any movement between the fused vertebrae.

How is spinal fusion performed?

Dr. Sachin Mahajan is performed Spinal fusion surgery with the best spine surgeon at the surgical department of a Sahyadri hospital Pune. The whole process is done using general anesthesia hence the patient can not feel any pain during the procedure. spinal fusion surgery can take a few hours.

The spine surgeon will make the bone graft that will be applied to join the two vertebrae. If your bone is being used, your surgeon will cut the pelvic bone and remove a small segment of it. The bone graft may also be a synthetic bone can be used. these are taken from the bone bank. Depending upon the condition where the bone will joint. The Spine surgeon will make an incision for placement of the bone. Once the bone graft is in place, your surgeon may use plates, screws, and rods to keep the spine from moving. This is called internal fixation. The added stability provided by the plates, screws, and rods helps the spine to heal quicker and with a higher rate of success.

Advantages of spinal fusion surgery

Spinal fusion surgery can many advantages and disadvantages also. The main advantages for the spine surgeon do the spinal fusion surgery for

  • You can move around better.
  • relief from back pain
  • You’re more physically fit.
  • Your mood improves.
  • You don’t need to take as much pain medicine.
  • You can go back to work.
  • You’re more productive at work.

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