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Text Neck- What it is and how to survive it

With technology increasingly becoming an integral part of our routines, it’s no exaggeration to say that mobile phones (or more specifically, mobile apps) have become the man’s best friend! The only problem- this friend might soon become a pain in the neck for many of you, quite literally The Pr...
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Perils of Spondylitis

Also known as spinal osteoarthritis or Spondylosis is a spine condition that arises from an inflammation of the vertebra. In this condition, pain occurs when discs in the spine start to degenerate, leading to slipped discs. The symptoms often include inelasticity, numbness, and tingling felt in the ...
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Recurrent osteoid osteoma in young male

Mr. SJ, 28, was operated on a year ago for Osteoid Osteoma in RT 1 pedicle by minimally invasive spine surgery at our spine and pain management center. Osteoid Osteoma is a benign bone tumor that causes severe pain at the site and increases by night.  When he visited Dr. Tarak Patel, one of India...
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D.9 Schwannoma WITH PARAPLEGIA

Mr. TL, 34, faced difficulty in walking and couldn’t balance himself while walking when he first visited Dr. Tarak Patel, our lead spine surgeon. On diagnosis, his MRI reports indicated that he had a malignant tumor at the D9 level along with severe spinal cord compression. After studying his case...
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C1-2 instability with Quadruparesis

Mr. BP, 65, came to IndoSpine (Svarna Spine Hospital at that time) with complaints of inability to walk and weakness in four limbs. He was brought to the hospital in a wheelchair, for he didn’t have enough ability in both legs. After examining him, Dr. Tarak Patel, one of the top spine specialists...
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Premature Heavy Lifting

Gujarat government’s recent decision to cap the weight of school bags by 10% of its total weight has caused a storm in the state. It has left parents and teachers with a serious question of whether the children must be subject to such premature heavy lifting and must school do away with it for goo...
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21st century manager & spine problems

The spinal cord is like a pillar to the body. It is the strategic placement of bones in a series like structure that holds the body together. Any minor injury in the spine leads to a long-lasting impact not on the back but the entire body. These injuries can be due to accidents, falls, excessive [&h...
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Osteoporosis – An old age disease

A human body takes birth, grows, matures, and then starts to decay. We are well aware that there are minor and major problems when the human body begins to age. These problems can be related to tissues, hormones, internal body parts and bones, and others. One such major problem is Osteoporosis. A ge...
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Neck pain – What and why do they occur?

The neck is a bridge between the body and the brain. It is one of the most critical body parts for human beings. It gives the head movement and flexibility to it. A slight change in the neck can lead to increasing pain. Pain in the neck has been a commonly sighted problem these days. […]...
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