Spine plays an important role in our body by helping us stand erect and also by assisting in our movements. It is made up of vertebrae, a collection of small bones which are joined together by muscles and ligaments. These bones are separated at each interval by discs which act as cushions and greatly help in bending or facilitate the body”s movements without the bones coming in contact with each other. The spine, bearing most of our body weight is due to obvious reasons, subjected to regular wear and tear making it highly critical for us to take good care of it.
The vertebrae in the spine are divided into different regions, the cervical spine (the neck region), thoracic spine (chest region) and lumbar and sacral spine (the lower back region).
The spine protects the spinal cord which is a collection of crucial nerves that control all major movements and functions in our body. Spinal cord plays a major role in the central nervous system by communicating between the brain and the other parts of the body. Any problems in the spine immediately reflect on our body depending upon the affected region.
The convenience driven lifestyle of today full of material comforts, lack of exercises due to hectic schedules, long hours of sitting at work, wrong postures, excessive traveling are a few of the prime contributors to our spinal problems. Some however may also occur due to accidents or mishaps where the spine receives considerable amount of injury to render it critically affected. The most common problems found in spine are Disc Herniation, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Vertebral Fractures and Lower Back Pain.
Patients with spinal problems usually show symptoms like sharp pain in the back which often radiates to arms and legs, numbness or tingling in arms or legs and progressive loss of strength. Irrespective of the extent of the pain, the spinal problems need immediate medical attention. Consulting a doctor with good knowledge and experience in this field becomes the primary objective. The team of highly efficient neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons at Oyster & Pearl Hospital makes it one of the best Spine Surgery Center.
Oyster & Pearl Hospital was founded by Dr. Amitha Phadnis and Dr. Avinash Phadnis. The orthopedic department of O&P with its Consultant Spine Surgeon like Dr. Rajesh Parasnis is providing the best available services to patients who come to O&P looking for effective treatments of their problems. With a highly competent and knowledgeable doctors on the panel and a facility well equipped with advanced medical equipments, the hospital is just the right place to undergo surgeries like Degenerative Spine Surgery, Minimal Invasive Surgery, Spondlylolisthesis Surgery, Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty, Spinal Trauma Treatment, Infection and Spinal Tumor Surgeries, Epidural block, Ozone Nucleolysis, Nucleoplasty and many more.
The full fledged facilities of the O&P hospital with the team of doctors whom you can trust to find solutions to your problems is one of the highly sought medical facilities in and around Pune.