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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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