Joint Surgeons in Germany

Gelenk Klinik Orthopaedic Clinic

Street:
Alte Bundesstrasse 58

Town:
D-79194 Gundelfingen

Germany

fon: +49-761-55 77 58 28

fax: +49-761-58 974 650

clinic@joint-surgeon.com

Back Pain & Spine Surgery

The Gelenk Klinik Spine Centre - bringing Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery and Rehabilitation together

MRT Investigation of the Spine The high-resolution MRI scan is important for accurate diagnosis involving intervertebral discs, vertebral bodies and intervertebral joints. The complete range of spine related diagnosis is offered in the Spine Centre at the Gelenk-Klinik Hospital. © Joint-surgeon.com

Chronic back pain is often diagnosed by specialists from different fields and different areas of knowledge.

Depending on whether you consult a general practitioner, a doctor with a background in psychosomatic medicine, an orthopaedic surgeon, a neurosurgeon or a rehabilitation physician, the explanation for your problem and the treatment recommendations you receive, may vary greatly. Many patients relate the experience of having to search for an effective diagnosis of and plan of action for their back pain for a very long time.

Expert Diagnosis of Back Pain and Anatomy of the Spine

Expert Diagnosis of Orthopaedic Spine Diseases Expert Diagnosis of Orthopaedic Spine Diseases © Viewmedica

The spine is the central axis of the human body. It holds us upright, gives us mobility and protects the sensitive spinal cord. Despite its remarkable properties, however, more than 40% of all adults suffer from some kind of spinal disorder and lower back pain is one of the leading causes of work disability in the industrialized countries of the world. Moreover, the incidence of spinal disorders in individuals below twenty years of age continues to grow. Whether you suffer from temporary lumbago, chronic back pain, or a gradually worsening wear-related condition, it is essential to regard backpain as an important alarm signal.

Vertebral Fusion Surgery (Spondylodesis) as therapy for Spondylolisthesis (instability of vertebral spine)

Orthopedic Spine diagnosis: Spondylolysthesis Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion © Viewmedica

Spinal Fusion (Sypondylodesis) is surgery to relieve backpain caused by hypermobility of vertebrae in your spine (Spondylolisthesis). The surgical fusion of vertebrae is called Spondylodesis. Spondylodesis also treatsspinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis.

Spondlylolisthesis is the name given to the condition when a vertebrae (single bone of the spine) slips forward and pinches the spinal cord and sensitive nerve roots in this area.

Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerated Spinal Disc Degenerated Spinal Disc © Viewmedica

Degenerative Disc disease is a chronic and often painful condition. This condition happens when one or more of the vertebral discs (cushions between the vertebrae) become damaged and weakened and no longer work as shock absorbers for the movement of the spine.

Spinal Stenosis: Diagnosis and Spinal Decompression

Spinal Stenosis Expert diagnosis and treatment of spinal stenosis © Viewmedica

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal. Every nerve connecting the brain with the body passes through this spinal canal. Spinal stenosis consequently affects the function central nervous system. Every nerve of the peripheral nervous system providing control and feeling for muscles and limbs passes through the spinal canal. Pressure and narrowing of this passage can result in severe functional deficits and pain.

Herniated Disc in the Lower Back (Lumbar Disc Herniation)

Expert Diagnosis of Lumbar Spine Disorders Expert Diagnosis of Lumbar Spine Disorders © Viewmedica

Vertebral discs are usually only mentioned in connection with herniated discs and back pain: our spinal discs tend to have a bad reputation. Most people start to consider the existence of vertebral discs only after a painful discus prolapse causing extreme pain. Other symptoms such as tingling, numbness and weak reflexes indicate loss of nerve function in the spine.

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Street:
Alte Bundesstrasse 58

Town:
D-79194 Gundelfingen

Germany

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  • Distance to EURO-Airport Basel: 80 km (45 mins)
  • Distance to Zurich: 161 km (1h 40)
  • Distance to Frankfurt: 259 km (2h 20)

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