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Vertebrology - a separate section of orthopedics, which deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the spine.

Modern vertebrology allows the patient to get rid of the disease, which previously was considered a "lot" of the doctor-neurologist. The patient could only count on a strong new drugs, new treatments and physiotherapy pain management.

However, medicine, and in particular, surgery and orthopedics, is not standing still. The development of ... Read more »
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Structure of the spine, important functions performed by the spine

Our spine is made up of 32-33 vertebrae. At the same time they are five divisions:

  • Cervical - 7 vertebrae
  • Thoracic - 12 vertebrae
  • Lumbar - 5 vertebrae
  • ... Read more »
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Prevention of intervertebral disc herniations


Herniated disc - a condition which is characterized by rupture of the fibrous ring of intervertebral disc, through which sticks out of the gelatinous nucleus pulposus disc.

Under the influence of fallen fragments of the intervertebral disc are:
  • "Detachment" of the intervertebral ligaments
  • compression of the ... Read more »
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Causes of disk herniation, spinal injury, Risk factors for a herniated disc.


Among the main causes of a herniated disc, you can mention two:
  • Age-related changes in the disc
  • Injuries to the spine

Despite its strength in the intervertebra ... Read more »
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Symptoms of a herniated disc

Pain in the leg with herniated disc


Symptoms of a herniated disk herniation depend on the location and size. If a herniated disc does not put pressure on the spinal nerves, the manifestations of disc herniation can only be a pain in the back or even may be no symptoms.

If t ... Read more »
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Treatment of a herniated disc, review treatments disk herniation

The goal of treatment for a herniated disc:

  • The symptoms of pain, weakness and numbness in his leg and back pain, caused by compression of the hernia or spinal nerve roots.
  • The return of the patient and the normal operation of ... Read more »
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Surgical treatment of a herniated disc

The main surgical treatment for a herniated disc is discectomy surgery - removal of the intervertebral disc with herniation, which causes compression of the nerve. Before performing the discectomy, your doctor may remove a small piece of the affected vertebra - the so-called laminectomy. This operation allows the s ... Read more »

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