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Should I have Back Surgery?

There are different factors leading to the incidence of back pain and injury. Among the most common reasons of back injury which may end up in treating the problem with the help of back surgery are as follows:
Mostly during accidents, and driving carelessness the back bone often suffers from trauma which affects the back bone and the vertebral column. Another factor is aging which is considered to be among the leading causes of back pain and injury. This factor is equally active in implicating back bone issues and injuries among both the men and women
Another prominent issue causing the back bone pain and injury is the improper motion of body. Such kinds of mechanics when offered by the body in wrong directions are continued for a long time, it causes the joints and spinal column of back to get aligned in a wrong direction causing permanent damage to the back bone.
Risks of Back Surgery:
There is a very small percentage of patients who require back surgery. Although conventional remedies may be helpful in solving the problem and treating the disease, but these methods do not provide a long term relief to the patients and can only provide relief for the time being to the patient. In fact, back surgery is needed in only a small percentage of cases. However one fact should be kept in mind that surgery is not the ultimate solution of every problem and it does not offer permanent treatment to every kind of back pain.
The biggest risk of back surgery is the trauma to other nerves or ganglion, risk of which is very low if the surgery is performed in experienced hands. Another risk is of recurrence of symptoms which is seen mostly in settings of laminectomy. Apart from that, risks are same as in any major neuro-surgery like anesthesia problems, temporary paralysis and transient loss of functioning.
Benefits of Back Surgery:
Benefits of back surgery are short-lived in vast majority of cases and risk always over-weight than the potential benefits. However, with increasing scientific development, a number of interventions are believed to minimize the symptoms and complications of back surgery. Back surgery, especially those that involve replacement of vertebral disc or widening of foramen from which spinal nerves exit control the symptoms of back pain to a great extent.
In order to cure the back bone pain and injury incidences, the cause is first of all identified and then the suitable mechanism is identified and applied in order to cure the problem. Although back pain is a very serious problem but there are many cases when the problem can be solved by applying the conventional methods like exercise, therapy and medicinal use. There are very rare cases when the surgery is needed in order to treat the issues of back bone pain and injury. Usually the conventional methods are applied to treat the problem like medicines, icing, heating, gentle massage or physical therapy. However when all of these remedies fail to cure the disease, it then leads to the applying of surgical treatments for curing back bone pain and injury issues.





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