Displacement of spinal discs

The human spine is observed from thirty-three to thirty-four spinal disks. Twenty-four of them belong to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar region, and the remainder form the sacrum and the coccyx. In scientific language the displacement of the vertebrae relative to each other is called spondylolisthesis. The vertebrae can move both forward and backward.

In the early stages the disease does not manifest through any symptoms. Diagnosis the patient often is already at a late stage of the disease. At this time, the person starts to feel pain and symptoms "off of the vertebrae". After some time the symptoms can worsen.

How to insert the vertebrae in place?

The first step in feeling "disconnected vertebrae, loss of coordination, feeling of tightness, pain, you should consult a doctor. He will diagnose. The quality of diagnosis is radiography in multiple projections. This allows us to deliver the most accurate diagnosis and begin treatment. Sometimes, instead of x-rays use a computer or magnetic resonance tomography.

Do not try to put in place the spinal discs themselves. Should not massage, exercise and stretching. It can be dangerous not only for health, but for life. A specialist will help you to assign adequate therapy. In the end, the correct treatment should lead to positive results, as well as allow to avoid all sorts of problems and complications.

Conservative and surgical treatment

Your doctor may prescribe conservative or surgical treatment. In the conservative treatment observed a set of procedures, which helps the vertebrae to take the place. The most effective method of treatment is vibrocompressed or hood VDU. Often, patients present case, when the displacement of the vertebrae damaged or jammed nerve endings. In this situation, doctors prescribe the patient trigeminalna a radiofrequency rhizotomy. It eases pain and allows you to hold an alternative therapy or to prepare for surgery.

Sometimes, patients are assigned more and acupuncture, massage, manual therapy and therapeutic exercises. All processes are watched by a specialist. Surgery is prescribed only in case of ineffectiveness of alternative medicine. It is not necessary to abandon operations on the spinal discs, because if the doctor suggested this method of treatment, so other options are simply not there. During surgery a spinal fusion, using staples, screws and studs.