Comprehensive spine care at Spine Clinic, Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh

By Dr. Anil Kumar Kansal in Spine Surgery

Apr 15 , 2022 | 2 min read

Do you have any of these symptoms, such as back pain, neck pain, cervical pain weakness and pain in the arm and lower limbs, dizziness, and difficulty maintaining normal posture? These are symptoms of spine disease. Nowadays, spine problems are pretty common, but it prevents patients from leading a fulfilling life. Ignoring spine problems can cause neural damage. But the good news is that we are introducing a spine clinic at Max Hospital, Shalimar Bagh, dedicated to treating all spine conditions.

The spine clinic has been started by 3 renowned, highly skilled spine specialists-

  1. Dr. Anil Kumar Kansal - Senior Director & HOD, Brain & Spine Specialist
  2. Dr. Shailesh Jain - Principal Consultant, Brain & Spine Specialist
  3. Dr. Amit Gupta - Principal Consultant, Brain & Spine Specialist

Symptoms of Spine Diseases

Though each spine condition has certain specific features, some of the general symptoms of spine diseases are-

  1. Back pain
  2. Pain radiating to one or both the legs
  3. Tingling
  4. Numbness
  5. Difficulty in movement
  6. Loss of sensation
  7. Weakness of limbs

At Spine Clinic, Shalimar Bagh we treat all spine conditions. Some of them are- 

    1. Back pain- It is one of the conditions that lead to frequent absence from work and deteriorates the patient's life. Back pain can be caused due to any activity, injury or medical condition. Though people try using self-care measures to relieve the pain, you must seek a medical opinion if -
      • The pain persists for more than a few weeks
      • It is a very severe kind of pain.
      • Pain radiates to one or both the legs.
      • Results in weakness, tingling, or numbness in legs
    2. Neck pain- This is quite a common complaint that usually gets relieved with home treatment but do not neglect your neck pain if you have any of these symptoms-
      • Severe pain
      • Pain persists for many days
      • Pain radiates to arms or legs
      • Have associated symptoms like numbness, headache, tingling and weakness.
      • You face balancing issues.
    3. Spondylitis- It is inflammation of the spinal bones that cause back pain, stiffness, and swelling.
    4. Scoliosis- It is the sideways curve of the spine that results in back pain, stiffness, numbness in the legs, fatigue, visible curve of your back, and uneven shoulders, hips and waist.
    5. Slipped disc- It is a painful condition in which a soft cushioning material between the spinal bones pushes out. It can result in lower back pain, neck pain, numbness, tingling, muscle weakness, and pain in the legs or buttocks.
    6. Sciatica- It is pain along the sciatic nerve which runs from your back to both the legs.
    7. Spinal stenosis- It is the narrowing of the space present in your spine that results in pain in the lower back, numbness, and tingling sensation in hips, legs and foot.
    8. Spine fracture- Minor fractures heal with rest and supportive care. However, severe spinal surgery can lead to nerve damage, permanent injury and paralysis.
    9. Degenerative disc disease- It is common with advancing age and occurs with intervertebral disc wears down, resulting in back pain, numbness, and tingling sensation. 

Spine diseases are pretty common. But if you ignore the symptoms, you may end up with severe complications that can hamper your day to day activity. With the correct diagnosis and treatment, your symptoms can improve, and you can lead a healthy life. If you or your loved one is having spine disease symptoms, book an appointment with our top spine specialists now.

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