Friday, 6 November 2015

Spina bifida

What is Spina Bifida 
Spina bifida is a common birth defect to the central nervous system. It is a neural tube defect, it occurs when the bones of spinal cord are not completely form and resulting in formation of incomplete spinal canal. In most of the cases, the spinal cord and the tissues which covers the spinal cord stick out of the child's back.

The cause of spina bifida 
Cause of spina bifida is unknown but the deficiency of folic acid is thought to play a major part of this. If a baby is born with spina bifida, following childrens in that particular family have a higher chance than the general population.

Types of Spina bifida

Spina bifida occulta :
In this the and the spina bifida defect is not visible, it is discovered accidentally while the victim has undergone with an X-ray or MRI for any other purpose.

The membrane or tissue that surrounds the spinal cord which may enlarges and form a cyst and it is invisible through the skin and causes no problems.

Myelomeningocele :
This is the most severe and complex form of spina bifida. It is also called as Spina bifida cystica. A part of spinal cord and the membrane and tissue covers the spinal cord and exposed and visible on the outside of the body.

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Friday, 18 September 2015

Brain Injury Treatment In India

What is brain Injury ?

Brain injury, is injury to the brain after the  birth and it  is not inborn or degenerative disease. There are types of brain injury. A destruction to the brain induced by trauma by means of a direct force or a blow on head, that is it may be cause by a fall, direct contact from sports or directly by an automobile accidents are the common cause for Brain Injury. The brain bruised itself, or damage might occur by a lack of blood supply to an area of the brain. This is how a brain injury is happening. 

How brain injury is diagnosed?

Brain Injury diagnosis by a Neurosurgeon is by assessing the symptoms that experiencing by the Victim. Doctor checks the level of his/her vital signs of Pulse, Blood pressure and assess the functions of Brain by an Neurological examination. The neurosurgeons prefer “Glasgow Coma Scale” which is the best test to diagnose a Brain Injury. This test evaluates the verbal responses of the Injured persons to the Doctor by his instructions, the movement of legs, eyes, arms. This actions are controlled by the brain and if there any impairment, it helps to identify the level of the Brain Injury. By X-rays doctor can study with the help of images of skull and neck, if by CT Scan it can produce images with more details of brain and head. In some cases MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanning is also used.

Symptoms of Brain injury

  • Lack of  attention and difficulty with memory.
  • Injured person may experience movement and balance problems and changes in behavior.
  • They may be moody, weepy and not be able to control themselves.
  • Injured person may become unconscious when lack of getting oxygen to the brain.
  • Sudden  changes in vision, weakness or coordination.
  • Balance issues and severe headache are the common symptoms.

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Saturday, 13 June 2015

Spine Tumor Treatment India

What is Spine Tumor?

A spinal tumor is a growth  of cells or mass that develops with in or surroundings of the spinal cord. It may be cancerous or noncancerous.

Symptoms of Spine Tumor

The symptoms of spine tumor depends on the type of tumor, location, and our general health. Spine Tumors will spread to the spine from different positions (metastatic tumors) often quickly. Primary tumors normally spread slowly over weeks to years.

How to Diagnose Spine Tumor

With a neurological examination it is easy to pinpoint the location of the tumor and the health care provider also find the following during the undergoing neurological examination 

*Abnormal reflexes
*Increased muscle tone
*Loss of temperature and pain sensation
*Muscle weakness
*Tenderness in the spine

The following tests may confirm spinal tumor:

*Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination
*Cytology (cell studies) of CSF
*Spinal CT
*Spine MRI
*Spine x-ray

Treatment for Spine tumor

The goal of Spinal tumor treatment is to decrease or prevent the nerve damage from pressure on the spinal cord. Treatment must be given quickly. If the symptoms develop more quickly, the sooner treatment is needed to prevent permanent injury.

Treatments include:

  • Corticosteroids (dexamethasone) it given to decrease the inflammation and swelling around the     spinal cord.
  • Surgery  need to relieve compression on the spinal cord and Some spinal tumors can be             completely  removed and in some cases,the part of the Spine tumor may be removed to reduce   the     pressure on the spinal cord.
  • Radiation therapy.
  • Chemotherapy.
  • Physical therapy is needed to improve the muscle strength and  ability to function  independently.

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Thursday, 9 April 2015

Spine Surgery In Chennai

How Important is Spine

Spine is one of the most important part of our body. It gives our body structure and support. Without spine we cannot stand up or keep our self upright. It allows you to move freely and to bend flexibly. The spine is also designed to protect our spinal cord. The spinal cord is a column of nerves that connects our brain to the other parts of our body, allowing to control our movements. Without a spinal cord we can't make a move of  any part of your body, and our organs will not work properly. Keeping our spine healthy is important to live an active life.

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Structure of the Spine

  • Vertebrae
  • Inter vertebral Discs
  • Facet Joints
  • Neural Foraminae
  • Spinal Cord
  • Nerve Roots
  • Para spinal Muscles
  • Spinal Segments
  • Vertebrae

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How Spine get Damaged

The common cause of spine Damage is trauma. Nearly half of the injuries are caused by motor vehicle accidents. 

Other types of trauma include

  • Falls from heights
  • Violence 
  • Sports injuries 
  • Also it may caused by compression of the cord by a tumor, infection, or inflammation. 

The symptoms depends on where the spinal cord is injured and whether the injury is complete or incomplete. And Injuries to the spinal cord can cause weakness or loss of muscle function,loss of sensation in the body below the injury, loss control of bowels and bladder,loss of normal sexual function. Spinal cord injuries at upper neck may cause difficulty in breathing and may require the help of a breathing machine or ventilator. And it is necessary to make appointment with the Best Spine Surgery centre or surgeon.

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Do you Aware About Blood Clot In Brain?

What is blood clot in Brain?

The bleeding that takes place in between the Skull and brain causes Blood clot in the brain. This clot, which starts to  put pressure on brain tissues. The functioning of brain is affected due to pressure that occurred on the brain. There are low chance of blood clot in the veins and very high at arteries. 

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Causes of Blood Clots

Most of the reasons for blood clot in the Brain are Head Injury. Sometimes the clot doesn't occur in the exact position where injury happens. There is the chance of breaking and spread to the other areas. And this may leads to stroke. Blood clots that occur  within the carotid arteries in our neck may lead to the brain and cause a stroke.

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Symptoms of Blood Clot

  • Shortness of breath
  • Blindness
  • Pain extending to your shoulder, arm, back or jaw
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Sudden weakness of face, arm or leg
  • Difficulty in speaking or understanding speech
  • Depression
  • Paralysis

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Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Do U Know What is Spinal Cord Abscess?

Spinal Cord Abscess

Spinal Cord Abscess (SCA) is a rare condition that affect damage to the spinal cord. Abscesses are cause by the injured tissues in the spine got infected. The white blood cells in our body help to fight with the infected cells. Then they begin to spread across the damaged tissue, causing secretion formation in the spine. And another cause is bacteria infection by injuries in our back bone. And trauma on back the skin may cause the risk of spinal cord abscess.

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The Symptoms of Spinal cord abscess 

  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Lack of bladder or bowel control
  • Sensation loss of area of body under the abscess
  • Pain  moves to the hip, legs, or foot
  • Pain spread to the shoulders, arms, or hands
  • Severe back pain 

The immediate Treatments prefer for spinal cord abscess is Laminectomythat is urgent spine surgery to get refresh from the pressure affected to the spine. And also involves the removal of spine affected spine bone.

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Preventive measures that can take for spinal cord abscess, Thorough treatment of boils, tuberculosis, and other infections decreases the risk of this. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential to prevent complications caused by the SCA.

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Monday, 2 February 2015

Spine Specialist In Chennai

A healthy spine is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Spine is the backbone of your life and such an important body part which makes you healthy and happiness. People who suffer from various spinal conditions has an major impact of their life. Today accidents are the most important causes of spinal injuries.

Spinal Conditions

How Spinal Injuries Affects In Your Life ?

We all know that road accidents are increased day by day and so many people are victim of sports injuries & spinal injury problems. There are lots of cases reported due to spinal problems such as back pain, disc pain, fractured spine problems. After the treatments, we ignore the conditions affected for the spine and back to work again and performing sports activities. This will results to major damages to you spine.

Spinal Problems

  •  Degenerative disc
  •  Collapsed disc
  •  Herinated disc
  •  Bulging disc 

Spinal Cord Problems

Spine Care Treatment

Are you suffering from long term spinal problems ? You want to get rid of from the conditions. Many people with spinal conditions solve their problem with taking the painkillers. They don't treat the root problem of their conditions. Chennai Brain and Spine is one among the best choice for you. They gives you best treatment to improve function and provide pain relief. They analyse the conditions of the affected person, according to the conditions for which treatment method have to be performed.

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Spine is a wonderful structure and should be maintained if there is any problem arises. So keep your body in top condition and improve your overall health with the help of your chiropractor. You can try to keep your spine health and avoid the complications from your spinal conditions.

Spine Surgery Provided

  •  Keyhole surgery
  •  Spinal tumor treatment
  •  Lumbar disc replacement
  •  Cervical Disc Replacement
  •  Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery


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Monday, 5 January 2015

Brain Injury Treatment In Chennai

Brain injury is one of the leading causes of death in the industrialized world. Brain damage may occur at birth or due to accidents. In so many ways damages by road accidents, violent assault and firearms misuse and in many ways people's lives have been changed while causing brain damage.

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Traumatic brain injury is caused by a blow, sports related accidents and other damages to the head or body. It will affect long term disabilities and serious conditions. As we all know, most of the causes of brain injuries are road accidents and our careless driving. At the time of incident and the circumstances, injuries can range from mild to severe and it affects and spreads to more parts of the brain.

Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

There are more factors that are noticed for the people who are suffered from brain injuries. They may avoid the Winter weather because it is a risky time for brain injured people. So it is important to take extra care.

  Conditions Treated

  •  Stroke
  •  Heart attack
  •  Aneurysm
  •  Bleeding
  •  Trauma to the head or neck

Diffuse Brain Injury

There are many different types of treatments available for patients of traumatic brain injury. We have to choose most effective for the  conditions and best techniques to improve your health. Anyone who has a head or brain injury needs immediate attention, they have to know about the extent of the damage. So we can discuss with brain surgeon and assist the correct diagnosis and treatment to minimize the brain damage.

Brain Surgery in Chennai

Chennai Brain and Spine deals with an experienced neurosurgeon and effect and severity of brain injuries is determined by neurological exam, neuro imaging tests and scan procedures. Also with the help of psychiatrists and rehabilitaation therapists. Brain surgeon  stabilize the patient to prevent further injury and ensure blood and oxygen flow properly. 

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