Advanced surgical procedures for spinal cord injuries

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The human body comprises different systems that contribute to the proper functioning of the respective individual for the rest of life. One such system is the central nervous system (CNS). This crucial system ensures that the human body in the best manner. The spinal cord is the primary element of the system that ensures that the entire body has the required strength for the routine activities. If the spinal cord gets injured, then it becomes highly demanding for the patient to carry out daily activities. Some of the most common causes for spinal cord injury include motor vehicle accidents, acts of violence, falls, alcohol, sports, and recreation injuries, to name a few. A herniated disk is one of the commonly observed spinal cord injuries that impact the spinal cord condition of the patient to a great extent. First, the doctor advises the patient for a physical exam, followed by neurological examination. Some of the aspects tested in the later examination include reflexes, muscle strength, and response to different types of stimuli.

Earlier, advanced treatments were not available, but now neurosurgeons and specialist doctors have come up with several effective solutions that have treated various spinal cord related health issues to a considerable extent. Spinal cord injuries are sensitive and lead to life long damage if not dealt with immediate medical assistance. Most of the spinal cord injuries, including herniated disk are treated with the help of robotic spine surgery. These days, surgeons and doctors recommend patients with spinal cord injuries to go for robotic spine surgeries instead of open surgeries. It is now popular due to its features in the field of minimally invasive surgery. Different benefits of this robotic based surgery encourages patients to opt for the same. Total Spine and Brain Institute is the Florida Spine Institute that offers patients with the best quality and result-oriented medical treatments. This minimally invasive surgery utilizes advanced tools for ensuring the required results on completion of the surgery. The patients bleed much less than that in the open surgery. The incisions that are created during the surgery lead to minor scare after the complete healing occurs. The best aspect is that both patients and surgeons are exposed to much lower levels of radiation during the surgery. Patients have mentioned that the recovery rate in the patients is faster than the other types of surgeries. Some of the side effects of the procedure must be considered while preparing for the surgery after discussion with the surgeons. Thus, robotic spinal surgeries are useful for patients who have been diagnosed with spinal injuries. In this way, patients can recover from their condition as early as possible.    

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