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Spine Specialist in Delhi


Dr. Manoj Kumar

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Frequently Asked Questions

Spine Specialist Overview

Spine specialists are experts of all spinal conditions and procedures. Specialists can conduct surgeries if they have the necessary qualifications.

Conditions & types of disease treated by Spine Specialist

Some conditions and diseases treated by a spine specialist are:

  1. 1. Chronic pain
  2. 2. Leg/feet pain
  3. 3. Disc herniation
  4. 4. Sprains and strains
  5. 5. Fractures
  6. 6. Spinal stenosis
  7. 7. Arthritis
  8. 8. Scoliosis
  9. 9. Genetic abnormalities
  10. 10. Congenital abnormalities
  11. 11. Limited mobility
  12. 12. Osteoporosis
  13. 13. Deformities
  14. 14. Tumours
  15. 15. Infections

When should you see a spine specialist?

You should see a spine specialist if:

  1. 1. There is chronic pain
  2. 2. There is pain that disrupts daily activities
  3. 3. You are unstable on your feet
  4. 4. There is a limited range of motion
  5. 5. There is pain in the extremities
  6. 6. Traditional medicine and therapies have not been effective

What can I expect at my spine appointment?

At the spine appointment, the doctor can ask about your family & personal history and your current requirements. They may conduct a physical and neurological exam. Then, the doctor will customise a plan accommodating your needs.

Can a spine specialist prescribe medications?

Yes, a spine specialist can prescribe medications. They can perform surgeries too, if they are qualified.

What is the difference between a spine specialist and a spine surgeon?

Spine specialists are physicians, and a spine surgeon can perform surgery. A spine surgeon can be a spine specialist but a spine specialist may not necessarily be a surgeon.