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What is Spinal Disorder?
Spinal disorder is a broad term used to describe any condition that affects the vertebrae, discs, nerves or muscles of the spine. These conditions can range from mild to severe and can lead to intense pain and discomfort.
The most common spinal disorders include:
- Spinal Stenosis:
This refers to a narrowing of the spinal canal and/or nerve roots that cause compression of these structures. Symptoms may include pain, numbness, tingling, muscle weakness and difficulty walking. Treatments for this condition may include physical therapy, medications and/or surgery.
- Herniated Discs:
This occurs when one or more discs between the vertebrae slip out of place due to trauma or aging. It can cause significant pain and discomfort.
Treatments for this condition may include physical therapy, medications and/or surgery. Signs of herniated discs may include pain, numbness or tingling in the legs and buttocks.
This is a condition where one vertebra slips forward over another due to trauma or aging. It can cause instability of the spine, leading to significant back pain.
Treatments for this condition may include physical therapy. Signs of spondylolisthesis may include pain, stiffness or tightness in the back and legs.
This is a degenerative joint disease that can cause inflammation of joints, leading to pain in the back and other areas. Treatments for this condition may include physical therapy, medications and/or surgery. Symptoms of osteoarthritis may include pain, aching and stiffness in the joints.
- Degenerative Disc Disease:
This is a condition where the discs between vertebrae break down through wear-and-tear or aging. Symptoms may include pain, numbness, tingling and muscle weakness. Treatments for this condition may include physical therapy, medications and/or surgery.
This refers to the degeneration of the vertebrae due to aging or trauma. Symptoms may include pain, stiffness and/or numbness.
Treatments for this condition may include physical therapy, medications and/or surgery. Signs of spondylosis may include pain, stiffness and tightness in the back and neck.
This is an abnormal curvature of the spine which is usually caused by a birth defect or a genetic disorder. It can be painful and interfere with daily activities. Symptoms may include uneven shoulders or hips, as well as back pain.
Treatment options vary depending on age, severity of symptoms and other factors but generally involve bracing or surgery in severe cases.
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It is important to be aware of the most common spinal disorders as they can cause a variety of symptoms that may affect your daily life. Ultimately, any kind of spinal disorder should be taken seriously and treated promptly by a spine specialist.
Treatment will depend on the severity of the disorder, so it is important to get an accurate diagnosis to ensure that you are receiving the best care possible. With proper treatment, you can manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life.
Dr. Eshan Nerkar
Neurologist And NeurosuegeonDr. Eshan Nerkar, Consultant Brain & Spine Surgeon in Nashik specializes in Spine Surgery. He practices at AXON Brain & Spine Clinic. He is one of the best neurosurgeons in Nashik with more than 10 years of experience. He has performed more than 1000 surgeries related to brain and spinal surgery procedures.