About Dr Vignesh Pushparaj

About Dr Vignesh Pushparaj an expert in key hole spine surgery (MIS), scoliosis Correction (Spine deformity / Hunch back) and Spine Oncology (Spine tumour / Vertebral body tumours & Intradural tumours)

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Acute disc prolapse also called a “slipped” disc is a common source of back or neck pain. Risk Factors
  • Lifting of weights in an improper position.
  • Smoking.
  • Obesity – adds stress on the discs (in the lower back).
  • Sedentary lifestyle.
  • Repetitive strenuous activities such as long sitting hours/ extensive journey.
Symptoms: Lower Back –
  • Sciatica—a sharp, shooting pain that extends from the buttocks down to the back of one leg/ both legs.
  • Back pain.
  • Weakness/ numbness in the leg and/or foot.
  • Tingling (“pins-and-needles” sensation) or numbness in the leg / foot.
  • Loss of urine/ stools control (It requires immediate attention).
Neck –
  • Weakness in one arm.
  • Tingling (“pins-and-needles” sensation) or numbness in one arm/ forearm.
Burning pain in the shoulders, neck, or arm. spinal canal injury health awareness   Dr. Vignesh Pushparaj MBBS.,D Ortho., AO FISS, FISS(Netherland & USA) Consultant Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon

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