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Jul, 2022

Complex Spine Surgery at Wockhardt Hospital saves yet another life

Doctor:

Seeta Dwivedi, 54 years old, female from Rewa came to Wockhardt Hospital with severe back pain. She was unable to sit, stand and walk. On investigating, she was diagnosed to have a prolapse (slip) disc in the spine. Dr. Priyesh Dhoke, Consultant-Spine Surgery, reviewed her MRI scan. It showed features of infection in the spine mostly tuberculosis and the patient was suggested to get urgent treatment. However, till the time…

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27

Feb, 2022

Doctors baffled as man watching TV feels strange neck pain, left paralysed for life

Doctor:

Read on to know how a 36-year-old man suffered an unknown spinal injury that left him paralyzed for life - all within a matter of just 20 minutes. In July 2019, the life of a 36-year-old man, Darren Roberts changed when he suddenly felt a sharp pain in his shoulders and neck, followed by needle-like sensations in his arms. Before he could comprehend anything, it was too late because, within…

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Back Pain

12

Mar, 2021

I have got your back

Doctor:

The story of a 90-year-old who arrived with a compression fracture in his vertebrae is a good example of how doctors shouldn’t sell surgery, even if in their favour, but get patients to buy it My father has not been able to get out of bed for over two months,” lamented Jagdish Sanghvi, as his 90-year-old dad lay helplessly on a stretcher that jutted obliquely into my consulting room. In…

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spine

27

Nov, 2019

World Spine Day 2018 – “LOVE YOUR SPINE!

Doctor:

Your spine is the most vital connector in your body. Apart from making you stand erect, it provides the sensory pathway to perform voluntary and involuntary functions. Any damage to the spine can be fatal, but can also make…

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