Best Back Pain Treatment In Chennai

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Tuberculosis spine / Spine infections

In spine infection usually affects the disc and vertebral bodies. Common cause of spine infection is tuberculosis in India, bacterial spine infection is not that common in our country. Initially presents with back or neck pain, later patient may complaint arm or leg pain, numbness or weakness of arm/leg and bowel/ bladder disturbance depending on the degree of spinal compression.
Most of the spine infections can be treated conservatively in the form of medications. Infection in spine is an entirely different ballgame which mandates immediate surgical management when identified delayed.


Who are prone for spine infection?

  • Children and elderly people.
  • Compromised immunity – diabetes mellitus, steroid medicines.
  • Previous infections – lung tuberculosis, pneumonia, recurrent urinary tract infection, etc.,

When to suspect?

  • Severe neck or back pain.
  • Chronic unmanageable pain.
  • Pain at rest or at night.
  • Associated loss of appetite and marked loss of weight.
  • On and off Fever/ continuous fever with back/ neck pain.

What should be done?
The symptoms mentioned above are termed “Red flags” which means it warrants immediate medical attention

Management:

  • Medical management: Antibiotics depending on sensitivity pattern and supportive care and bracing.
  • Surgical management is mandatory in patients with spine instability and spinal cord compression, mostly happens in patients who presents delayed for consultation.

Back pain is the second most common cause for visiting a doctor after common cold.

1 out of 5 adults suffer from back pain world wide.

Vision & Mission

Vision: To become a leader in Comprehensive Spine management, committed to innovative treatment methods and positive outcomes.

Mission: To relieve pain and improve the quality of life of our patients through personalized/ tailored care at an affordable cost

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