Cervical and lumbar disc prolapse due to progressive spondylosis

Wrong postures during work or exercise

Spondylolisthesis of the cervical or lumbar vertebrae

Heavy lifting

Overweight and obesity

Advanced osteoporosis, statistics states that almost half of the females and one third of the males have osteoporosis with increased risk of fractures

Arthritis is one of the main reasons of neck and back pain in the elderly population. Usually associated with pain and effusion in the knee joints and severe lower back pain.

Pars fracture from advanced osteoporosis, falling from height, impact on the lumbar spine. Which usually affects standing and normal daily activities and causes excruciating pain. Which is associated with tenderness.

Minimally invasive spine procedures is usually the treatment of choice in that group of patients.

Selective cervical or lumbar nerve root injection and pulsed Radiofrequency

Per cutaneous laser disc decompression

Cement Vertebroplasty

Procedure is done in the OR under fluoroscopic guidance and under complete aseptic conditions, with local anesthesia and sedation. The patient is advised to leave the hospital 2 hours after the procedure and to resume his normal daily activities after 2 days.