Kyphosis Correction In A Patient With Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia

14-year old Sheetal [name changed] presented to the OPD of the author with features of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia. She had kyphosis at the thoracolumbar junction with features of progression associated with pain [figure 1]. In view of this, she was offered surgical intervention in the form of PVCR [posterior vertebral column resection] at the apex of deformity.

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When do you Need to Visit a Spine Surgeon?

A painful back is something that most individuals experience multiple times especially when they have been leading an active life. However, a niggling back pain or a twinge is not something that you are unduly worried about. You would just massage the affected area once or twice or apply a pain reliving ointment usually in such cases.

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Essential Items during Back Surgery Recovery

Opting for a spinal surgery and anticipating a healthy life minus the pain at the end of it is indeed something you look forward too. Yet just going to the best spine surgeon in India and having your back operated on does not make you eligible for full recovery automatically. There are several factors to consider once the surgery is over and done with. The top spine surgeons in Bangalore
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Who is Better for Spine Surgery – Orthopaedic or Neurosurgeon?

The option of going in for spine surgery is not something that you can afford to take lightly. The first step is consulting the best spine specialist in India and get his opinion. However, who do you consider as a specialist when it is mandatory to get spine treatment in Bangalore? Should you approach surgeon well versed in Orthopaedic or is it a Neurosurgeon that you are looking for.
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