What is a Spinal fractures?

Spinal fractures are usually caused by osteoporosis or traumas like car / bike accidents. Even if you need surgery to repair your broken vertebrae, you shouldn’t have any long-term effects from a spinal fracture if your spinal cord isn’t damaged.

  • Achieve adequate reduction (return the bones into their proper position)
  • Stabilize the fracture
  • Relieve pressure on the spinal cord and nerves
  • Allow for early movement

Symptoms of a Spinal Fracture

  • Pain in the back or neck
  • Tingling or numbness
  • Weakness or paralysis of limbs
  • Uncontrolled muscle spasms
  • Loss of urinary or bowel control

Treating Spinal Fractures

  • Physical rehabilitation and therapy
  • The use of medications to help control issues such as:
    • Bowel and bladder dysfunctions
    • Pain
    • Muscle spasticity
    • Blood pressure
    • Other health issues
Dr. Vivek M. Agrawal has been associated with VIMS HOSPITAL as chief consultant Neurosurgeon/ Spine surgeon since its beginning. Till JULY 2022, he has performed more that 700 Brain and spine surgeries and seen more than 5500 OPD patients. He has been doing regular CMEs and free Camps for the patients benefit.
He is doing all kinds of brain and spine related surgeries including complex vascular surgeries, endoscopic surgeries, minimally invasive spine surgeries