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The Spine Service at Dr. Loganathan Orthopaedic Hospital is a specialised unit with expertise in the non-operative and operative management of spinal disorders from the cervical spine (neck) to the lumbo-sacral spine (lower back). The service believes in and practices a holistic approach to the management of spinal disorders. In keeping with this ideology a multi-disciplinary approach is followed. the Spine Service team is constituted by physiotherapists, pain counsellor, nurses and orthotists.

Dr. Loganathan Orthopaedic Hospital has provided the most advanced diagnostics and treatments for patients with spinal disorders and injuries. This unique centre brings together a multidisciplinary team of highly trained medical and surgical specialists who offer patients the most innovative diagnostics as well as rehabilitative and surgical strategies to offer the entire spectrum of care for the spine patient.

The guiding principle of spine care at this hospital is to make the spine surgery safer, effective, and less traumatic to the patient and family. By making the outcomes in spine surgery more predictable and safe, it aims to generate confidence among the public regarding the efficacy and safety of spinal surgery.

The hospitals cater to all spine related ailments across all age groups and we specialize in complex spine surgery, including reconstructive tumor surgery using the latest techniques and innovations. Some of the most common problems that we treat include Disc herniation of the back or neck, Spinal stenosis, Spondylolysthesis, Trauma of the spine, Degenerative disc conditions, including osteoarthritis Failed back syndrome, Infection of the spine, Osteoporosis.

The following services are offered by the Spine Service
Patient education and support
Patient assessment and diagnosis
Spinal physiotherapy and rehabilitation
Spinal injection therapy
Spinal surgery
Discectomy (removal of the intervertebral disc) and decompressions of nerve roots and spinal cord in the neck and lower back
Spinal fusion surgery in the neck and lower back
Disc replacement surgery
Correction of spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis
Reconstructions and palliative surgery for spinal tumours
Surgical treatment of spinal infections
Revision spinal surgery