Treatment for slip disc in Delhi NCR

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Intervertebral disc is a normal structure present between two vertebrae which act as a shock absorber for the spine during movement between the two vertebrae.

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Slip Disc – Never Seems To Slip Our Mind Intervertebral disc is a normal structure present between two vertebrae which act as a shock absorber for the spine during movement between the two vertebrae. As aging occurs disc undergoes degeneration in the form of loss of water content of nucleus pulpous desiccation and annulus can develop cracks and tears as result of it the disc loses it ’s shock absorber property. Slip Disc Pain Hospital in Delhi NCR | Best Hospital in Delhi NCR The PIVD /prolapsed intervertebral disc or slipped disc means the protrusion or extrusion of the nucleus pulpous through a rent within the annulus fibrosus and can sometimes irritate/compress the nerve leading to pain and numbness going down the legs/arms. Rarely it can cause weakness in legs/arms along with bladder and bowel disturbances. The PIVD slipped disc results when a desiccated disc is exposed: • bad sitting posture • prolonged stress

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• repetitive twisting • Lifting activities or heavy manual labour. In About 95 cases of disc prolapse occur in lumbar region which is the lower part of the spine usually L4-L5 L5-S1 discs are most commonly affected. Patient comes complaining of low back pain/neck pain muscle spasm and usually the pain travelling down the lower limbs from buttock thigh to leg in case of lumbar disc prolapse or neck pain along with upper limb radicular pain from shoulder to arm into fingers of hand in case of cervical disc prolapse. Rarely if the disc prolapse is severe it can lead to compression of spinal cord/nerve roots leading to weakness in limbs or loss of bowel and bladder control. PIVD slipped disc is diagnosed by taking detailed history and performing clinical examination which is supported with MRI and radiography. Treatment for Slip Disc in Delhi NCR | Top Ten Hospital in Delhi NCR | Best Slip Disc Doctor in Delhi NCR Treatment Treatment options of PIVD include: 1. Conservative Conservative management in usually in the form of anti-inflammatory medication physiotherapy analgesics. 2. Surgical Selective nerve root blocks help in diagnosis as well provide variable relief of symptom. Still about 5-10 percent of patients with PIVD will have persistent pain and symptoms and require surgical management. Surgical management involves removal of prolapsed part of disc. It can be performed as standard open microscopic and endoscopic discectomy. Thank You Dr. Prof. Arvind Jayaswal Head of Dept.of Spine Surgery Primus Super Specialty Hospital Original Source: https://goo.gl/HjecFE

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