Sciatica

Treatment Option

Medicine , Physiotherapy, Rest can be suggested for 2-6 weeks. If no benefit then following minimal Invasive Interventions are of choice. Any Intervention which will work best,can be decided after seeing patient & MRI together.
Sciatica Treatment Ahmedabad

A. Transforaminal Neuroplasty :
In patient having Minimal disc prolapse, this procedure is carried out in Operation Theatre with help of Live X-ray machine & after anesthetizing skin. SpecialNeedle & medication is placed along the painful nerve or disc to reduce swelling & inflammation around nerve. It is day care procedure & can be done at any age.

B. Caudal Neuroplasty :
In patients having bilateral leg pain , tingling , numbness on walking / standing due to multi level disc prolapse, this procedure is performed. Here the tuohy needle is placed in Caudal Epidural space & the drug is delivered under continuous visualization of live X-ray machine. These reduces swelling , adhesion around nerves and relieves pain.

C. Ozone Nucelolysis :
In patients having disc herniation or ruptureal / slipped disc, special needle is placed inside the affected disc. Ozone gas is prepared from Germany based ozone generator & inserted through needle inside the disc. Ozone causes shrinkage of disc & reduces inflammation around nerve. This again does not require prolonged hospitalization & done without any incision or surgery.

D. Endoscopic Discectomy :
In patients with one sided disc herniation small needle is placed inside the disc & with the help of needle, Endoscope placed inside the affected disc . Seeingthrough endoscope bulged portion of disc is removed , this way the disc gets back the normal position. This is a key hole advanced procedure. Patients can go home on next day or within few hours of treatment.

Reasons

  • Forward Bending , Weight Lifting
  • Trauma , Infection
  • Degenerative spine disease
  • Disc Prolpase or Disc Herniation
  • Jerky Movement
  • Symptoms

  • Walking, standing increases pain & relieved with rest
  • Associated with Tingling ( ant crawling sensation ),numbness in legs
  • Pain going from back to leg
  • Sensation loss along foot / leg
  • Upstairs, Downstairs increases Pain
  • Current like pain along leg & thigh
  • Investigations

  • Blood Reports
  • X-Rays
  • MRI LS Spine
  • EMG/NCV Study
  • SOS
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