Neuro and spine surgery are two closely related fields of medicine that deal with disorders and injuries of the nervous system and spine. Neurosurgery involves the surgical treatment of conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, while spine surgery focuses on the surgical treatment of disorders that affect the spine.
Some of the conditions that neurosurgeons may treat include brain tumors, aneurysms, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and spinal cord injuries. Spine surgeons, on the other hand, may perform surgeries to treat conditions such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, and degenerative disc disease.
Both neuro and spine surgery require extensive training and specialized knowledge of the nervous system and spine. These surgeries may involve minimally invasive techniques or more complex procedures, depending on the nature and severity of the condition being treated.
Neuro and spine surgery can have a significant impact on a patient’s quality of life, as they can help relieve pain, improve mobility and function, and prevent further damage or complications. However, like all surgeries, there are risks and potential complications associated with these procedures, and patients should discuss their options and any concerns with their healthcare provider.
Types of Neuro and Spine Surgeries
Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
Complex Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Neck and Back Surgery
Skull-based and Pituitary Tumors
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
Spinal Decompression Rehabilitation Therapy (IDD)
Cerebral Vascular Brain Disorders
Hydrocephalus/ Arnold Chiari Malformation
Open and other interventional procedures
Spine reconstruction and fixation
Surgical pain management
Spine trauma care