Most of the people get confused with neurosurgery as brain surgery. Neurosurgery is something more than that of brain surgery. Patients with Head and spine trauma, cerebrovascular diseases, brain and spinal tumors and abnormalities of the peripheral nerves, Back Pain etc. are treated with neurosurgery.
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The neck or cervical spine, which co ordinates network of nerves, bones joints and muscles from the brain and the spinal cord. The neck has the important role providing support, strength, stability and mobility for the head and it is particularly vulnerable to injury.
Neck injury happens when the muscles and ligaments of the neck are forced to move outside of normal range. Sometimes, sudden jerking of the head, car accidents, sudden falls, sports injury, poor posture, repetitive motions, holding head in unusual position causes neck pain or injury.
Cervical degenerative disc disease causes when the discs gradually lose hydration and the ability to cushion the spine's vertebrae. It can lead to painful irritation of cervical nerve.
Cervical herniated disc is a condition which the cervical disc gets herniated due to the leakage of the jelly like inner layer called nucleus pulpous through a tear in the disc's protective outer layer. This may happen because of an injury or aging.
Cervical spinal stenosis and myelopathy is a condition which causes the narrowing of the spinal canal due to the degeneration of the spine. When the spinal canal narrows and compress the spinal cord ( a large bundle of nerves that runs inside the spinal canal) leads to myelopathy. The symptoms of myelopathy is weakness of arms, hands, legs or feet.
Cervical for aminal stenosis occurs when the foramina (the holes in the vertebral construct) become narrowed, which can cause irritation for the nerve root that runs through it.
Dr Saisudarshan is an experienced and well trained senior consultant in Micro neurosurgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery based in Star Hospital, Hyderabad. The hospital offers the best and advanced surgical treatments for all kind of neck problems in Hyderabad at affordable cost.