about Lumbar spine pain problemsWe have back spine from neck/cervical, thoracal, lumbar, sacral up to coccygeus bones. The position of lumbar spine is in the lower area of the back. 30% of the people feel of back spine problems.

Most of them caused by spur formation, slipped disc, spondylosis, osteolisthesis, traumatic condition and lumbar abnormality like scoliosis, lordosis or kyphosis.

How to diagnose lumbar spine pain.

–         CAT scans, electromyogram (EMG) and another tool is Discography.

–         Most of patient and people will do MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) for the trusted method of diagnostic tools.

Below are the advantages of using MRI:

  1. It can check the musculoskeletal system thoroughly.
  2. It has high resolution imaging of anatomy vertebral bodies and spaces up to nerve, disc and spinal cord.
  3. It has been clearly view of the lower part of lumbar vertebra.
  4. It can detect and assess congenital problems, joint narrowing and spinal/nerves compression.
  5. It can detect of spinal cord inflammation and compression fracture.

There are some Surgery techniques to recover your lumbar spine problems such as:

  1. Facetectomy : This procedure is to remove your facet joint in partial or completely from nerve root compression.
  2. Laminotomy : This is a small incison in spinal canal and conducted by MAST (Minimal Access Spine Technology)
  3. Foraminotomy : This operation of bony spur against nerve and foramen come out and to be performed to larger foramen and healing from nerve compression.
  4. Discectomy : The procedure is to remove the entire of disc and be operated from posterior through abdominal cavity to access the lumbar disc.
  5. Laminectomy : Part or entire of lamina is removed to relieve compression. Lumbar stenosis is often done by surgery due to arthritis.

You can choose the good criteria of the best Medical Center / Hospital to treat your lumbar spine pain such as:

–         They have experienced Specialist for Orthopedist and Neuron Surgeon.

–         Their medical technology is the latest version (cutting edge technology)

–         They have done and experienced for treating of bone and joint, critical care unit, spinal science and other related specialist.

Surgery treatment is recommended by Specialist after non-surgical techniques are not successful. Evaluation after treatment or surgery must be done to avoid more serious complications.

Physiotherapy, acupuncture, pain killer medication, relaxation and special exercise are prepared to make a total healing of the treatment.

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