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Spine Surgery

Overview

Welcome to the Institute of Spine Surgery

Neuroscience is termed as the study of the nervous system of the human body. In neurology, any disorder in the nervous system (either central and peripheral system or both) is diagnosed, treated, and cured. A neurologist handles any disorder regarding blood vessels, coverings, brain, spinal cord, or muscle.

The spine surgery falls under the neurology department. The spinal cord is one of the essential parts of the nervous system, as well as our body. Any damage to the spinal cord or the nerves connected with it will lead to severe disorders. Spinal surgery is carried out to remove the back pain. In this, two or more bones are joined together, or the bone hindering flexible movement is removed. If the pain is caused due to the nerves attached to the spinal cord, then pressure is applied to that part to reduce the pain. 

We are one of the best hospitals for treatment of spinal disorders in bangalore. The hospital has an excellent infrastructure that includes a calm atmosphere, cafeteria that offers healthy food, comfortable beds, and separate rooms for patients. We rank among the best hospitals for treatment of cervical spondylosis in Bangalore because we have combined experience with technology to ensure successful results. We strive continuously to develop our infrastructure and medical equipment to give our patients the best treatment. We have operation theatres and ICUs that are filled with modern devices to facilitate a successful surgery or operation. Along with good infrastructure, the hospital also houses some of the best spinal specialist in Bangalore.

Choose us as we offer effective surgeries and treatment and are considered one of the best hospitals for treatment of spine diseases in Bangalore.

Why Choose Us

One of the most vital organs in our body is the spinal cord. It is mandatory to take proper care of it. Severe pain or issue in the spinal cord may even make a person immobile, and the person may find it difficult even to carry out basic day-to-day activities. Back-bone is the organ that provides body posture, and it is necessary to keep it healthy. Hence, to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any neurology related disease, it is necessary to choose the best hospital for treatment of spinal disorders in Bangalore.

The reason why patients choose BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals for spinal surgery are:

  1. Intensive care units:  Separate ICUs are allotted for spinal surgery. Our team of doctors consists of some of the best spine surgeons in Bangalore.
  2. Advanced technology: We have exploited the latest and advanced technologies and made use of effective medical devices that are budding in the market to provide our patients with the best surgery possible.
  3. Proper treatment and care: We have amongst the best spine doctor in Bangalore who dedicates their time, efforts, and experience to treat the patients entirely and satisfactorily.
  4. Well-equipped operation theatres: The reason why we are termed as one of the best hospital for treatment of spinal disorders in Bangalore is that we have some of the best spinal specialists in Bangalore onboard who carry out successful surgeries. The OT is filled with all the necessary and advanced medical tools. 
  5. Commitment: Our doctors are committed to serve you and provide effective spine surgery.
  6. End to end care: Once you approach our hospital, you need not worry as you are in the best hands. We are considered to be one of the best spine surgery hospitals in Bangalore, and we take care of the needs of patients like no other, and all the tests, procedures, and follow-ups can be done under one roof. The patient can experience hassle-free treatment. 

Our Diagnostic Capabilities

It is often said that prevention is better than cure. An early diagnosis can help the patient save energy, pain, and a lot of money. Various tests and scans are carried out to diagnose a disorder or disease. BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals conducts multiple tests and scans before signing up the patient for spine surgery. The diagnosis reports are studied carefully by our team of some of the best spinal specialists in Bangalore to provide the patient with the best treatment possible. We are one of the best hospitals for diagnosis of spinal cord diseases in Bangalore. 

Spine Injuries and Disorders | Spinal Cord Diseases – Diagnosis & Tests

Computed Tomography (CT) – Spine 

A Computed Tomography (CT) – Spine scan uses X-rays to obtain a clear image of the body part. It is mandatory for people with spinal injuries or back pain to undergo a CT scan as it will help the doctor to understand the structure and issue in that part. Our team of some of the best spine surgeon in Bangalore analyses the CT scan report thoroughly to provide the patient with a satisfactory cure.

Discography 

Discography is a diagnostic process in which the pain-causing disc is identified. A liquid is injected into the pain-causing disc to overcome the pain. 

Electromyography (EMG)

In Electromyography (EMG), electrodes are attached to the body, and using electrical signals, the performance of muscles, tissues, or bones are measured and observed.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Spine 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Spine scan is carried out to get a clear image of the body parts. In this procedure, a person is sent into a tube-like structure where magnetic radiations are projected on the body part to obtain an image.

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Analysis 

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Analysis is carried out to determine if the spine and brain are functioning correctly and to check if the CSF that acts as a transportation medium and support system is present in an adequate amount.

Neurological Diagnostic Tests and Procedures 

Apart from the standard scans and tests for spine surgery, our team of spine surgery specialist will conduct numerous other tests and procedures to understand the condition of the nervous system of the patient’s body.

Neurological Exam

An entire neurological exam is conducted to examine all the parts of the nervous system (both central and peripheral) that include the brain, tissues, spinal cord, nerves, etc.

Specialized Nerve Tests: EMG, NCV and SSEP Scintigraphy

Other tests like EMG, NCV, and SSEP Scintigraphy are conducted to get data about nerves, back-bone, and brain.

Treatment & Procedures

Countless neurological diseases affect the spinal cord adversely. It is necessary to take proper treatment and medications to avoid any further damage to the back-bone. Back-bone is an integral part of the human body, and any complication in it can make a person static. 

What are the different diseases/conditions treated by the Institute of Spine Surgery?

  • Ankylosing spondylitis

This disease affects adults (mostly men) and causes pain in large joints and spine. Read More

  • Cervical spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis affects the spinal disc. This ailment is caused due to exceeding pressure on the disc, and the aging process worsens it. Read More

  • Lumbar disc prolapses

Lumbar disc prolapses are the condition where the disc present between the bones of the spinal cord becomes rubbery. Read More

  • Spinal stenosis

Spinal stenosis exerts pressure on the nerves and spinal cord. This condition occurs mainly in the neck and lower back area. Read More

  • Cervical radiculopathy

Cervical radiculopathy is the condition where the nerve function gets disturbed and as a result, causes pain in the upper body. 

  • Scoliosis

Scoliosis is termed as a disorder in which the shape and structure of the spine change. The spine gets curved. GGH is the best hospital for the treatment of Scoliosis in Bangalore.

  • Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a spinal disorder in which the upper bone of the spinal cord slides on to the lower bone. Read More

  • Cervical disc disease

Cervical disc disease is caused due to the breakdown of the cushioning discs present in the cervical spinal region. This disease generates neck and arm pain. The best hospital for the treatment of Cervical disc disease in Bangalore is GGH.

  • Degenerative disc disease

 Degenerative disc disease is also termed as degeneration of the intervertebral disc. This condition occurs between vertebrae due to loss of cushioning, or fragmentation. Get successfully treated by enrolling in the best hospital for the treatment of Degenerative disc disease in Bangalore. 

  • Kyphosis

Kyphosis, generally known as hunch-back, is the condition that is observed commonly in aged women, and it is connected to osteoporosis. In this disorder, the spine is curved at the top of the back and affects the posture of the human body. 

  • Lumbar spine stenosis

Lumbar spine stenosis happens due to the narrowing of the open spaces that are present in the lower back. This condition causes pressure on the nerves that pass through the spine and the spinal cord.

  • Disc extrusion

In the case of Disc extrusion, the external part of the spinal disc cracks allowing the inner jelly part of the disc to drain out. This condition may happen even when the ligaments are damaged or impaired.  

  • Cervical myelopathy

Cervical myelopathy refers to the compression on the spinal cord in the neck region of the human body. 

  • Whiplash injury

Whiplash injury is caused due to forceful and swift movement of the neck. It is named whiplash injury as the neck movement resembles the sound of cracking of a whiplash.

  • Spinal Disc Protrusion

Spinal Disc Protrusion is also called a slipped disc, in which the rubbery disc present between the bones of the spinal cord gets damaged. The bone pushes itself out of a crack is known as a disc protrusion. Read More

Our Doctors

BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals is considered one of the best hospitals for spine surgery in Bangalore as our team has some of the best spinal specialist in Bangalore. The spinal cord is a vital part of the human body. It is necessary to take care of it and provide it a proper and effective treatment.  Our team will assist and guide the patient throughout his medical journey and completely cure him (or her). Visit BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals, for consultation, treatment, or surgery. Satisfaction and the complete cure of our patients is our ultimate aim. Our hospital utilizes cutting-edge technology and maintains a hygienic atmosphere for the welfare of the patients.

Dr Prathap Kumar Pani

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M Ch (Neuro Surgery) Gammaknife, Stereotaxy, Functional Neurology (Japan

Senior Consultant

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