Prolonged back pain that could not be treated with medicines and physical therapies, needs to be surgically treated. Spine surgeries are recommended in such cases of severe back pain; only when the exact cause and area of pain has been determined.
Spine operations can be carried out from three different approaches. The first is termed as; Anterior Approach, where the spine is reached through an incision made through your abdomen. The second is the posterior approach in which an incision is made on your back. The third approach is Lateral approach where spine is reached through the sides.Here is a list of Spine Surgery Costs in various cities of India.
|City||Average Price||Price Range
|Bangalore||Rs. 116593||Rs. 50000 - 200000|
|Chennai||Rs. 125750||Rs. 60000 - 220000|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 109194||Rs. 45000 - 200000|
|Kolkata||Rs. 153478||Rs. 50000 - 400000|
|Mumbai||Rs. 185289||Rs. 70000 - 455000|
|New Delhi||Rs. 189000||Rs. 45000 - 850000|
|Pune||Rs. 135833||Rs. 60000 - 250000|
Now to decide on any one of these approaches, your surgeon needs to know the exact point to be treated. He will then decide the shortest distance to reach that point following any of these approaches.
There are multitude of reasons behind your spinal disorder that is causing pain. Therefore, there are number of surgical treatments under this section to treat these deformities. Some of them have been listed below:
- Discectomy/Microdiscectomy - Removal of herniated inter vertebral disc
- Laminectomy - Removal of tiny bony plate called laminae to increase space in the spinal canal
- Laminotomy - Removal of some portion of vertebral arch that covers spinal cord
- Disc Replacement - Replacement of injured disc with an artificial one
- Spinal Fusion - Technique used to join two vertebrae.
The incision area needs to be kept dry for at least a week. While taking a shower, cover the area with plastic wraps. Slight pain and redness persists for few days after surgery, that gets healed with time. No stressful physical exercise should be done post operation. Sometimes patients are advised to avoid strenuous activities throughout their lives.