Spinal fusion is surgery to forever interface at least two vertebrae in your spine, wiping out movement between them.
Spinal fusion includes methods intended to impersonate the typical mending interaction of broken bones. During spinal fusion, your surgeon places bone or a bonelike material inside the space between two spinal vertebrae. Metal plates, screws and poles might be utilized to hold the vertebrae together, so they can mend into one strong unit.
Spinal fusion forever interfaces at least two vertebrae in your spine to improve strength, right a distortion or lessen pain. Your PCP may prescribe spinal fusion to treat:
Spinal fusion can help right spinal disfigurements, for example, a sideways bend of the spine (scoliosis).
Your spine may get flimsy if there's unusual or extreme movement between two vertebrae. This is a typical symptom of serious arthritis in the spine. Spinal fusion can be utilized to reestablish spinal soundness in such cases.
Spinal fusion might be utilized to settle the spine after expulsion of a harmed (herniated) circle.
Spinal fusion is by and large a protected method. However, similarly as with any surgery, spinal fusion conveys the likely danger of confusions.
Surgeons perform spinal fusion while you're under broad sedation so you're oblivious during the technique. Surgeons have built up an assortment of strategies for performing spinal fusion surgery. The procedure your surgeon utilizes relies upon the area of the vertebrae to be melded, the purpose behind the spinal fusion, and in certain examples, your overall wellbeing and body shape.
With incapacitating episodes having a total duration of at least 6 weeks during the past 12 months
With incapacitating episodes having a total duration of at least 4 weeks but less than 6 weeks during the past 12 months
With incapacitating episodes having a total duration of at least 2 weeks but less than 4 weeks during the past 12 months
With incapacitating episodes having a total duration of at least one week but less than 2 weeks during the past 12 months
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