Spine surgery, traditionally an open surgery is performed to treat diseases related to the spine. With advances in surgical technology, several Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) techniques have evolved over a period of time. Full Endoscopic Spine Surgery is the recent innovation that is performed in select centers of excellence for spine diseases.
Spine surgery is the most ideal way to treat spinal cord (medulla spinalis) injuries. This is performed on an immediate premise to improve a patient’s capacity to function properly and to decrease pain. Spine surgery is an important and necessary treatment procedure for patients who have a progressive neurological loss of function or sudden onset of bowel or bladder incontinence.
Some cases of back pain can be relieved by back surgery, but it is rarely necessary. In most cases, back pain goes away on its own within a few months and with the help of medication to alleviate the pain.