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HNP, Pinched Nerves In Spine

by. Tim Dr. Eko Agus Subagio, Sp. BS - Spine (Tulang Belakang), Dokter Saraf Kecetit
22 October 2015
HNP, Pinched Nerves In Spine

Edges pinched nerve can result in neck pain and waist. Numbness, tingling until a sharp pain symptoms to watch out. The pain can propagate up to the arms and fingertips or on the lower leg to the back and the soles of the feet. Some positions and certain movements can increase the pain.

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms of spinal cord clamps can include difficulty walking, difficulty tightening the clothes, not strong holding a glass too long or writing became increasingly ugly and unreadable. If the last nerve pinching the spinal cord will cause more harmful consequences that require action more quickly. More and more emphasis will lead to difficulty defecating, urinating and even impotence for men to work activity disrupted.

How do I diagnose?

It is interesting to note there were a few reasons the emergence of a pinched nerve condition. The way to find out the cause is through physical examination, laboratory and radiology. MRI examination has special advantages because it can show the clamping nerves, location and cause. Proper diagnosis will determine the type of treatment and help cure patients optimally.

How is it treated?

Most cases of peripheral nerve clamping does not require surgery. Medical rehabilitation has a huge role in this regard. Various kinds of physical therapy will improve posture, lose weight and strengthen the muscles of the neck, abdomen and back. So that the effect of the emphasis will be reduced. A wide range of modalities SWD, Laser, TENS, etc. The right hand will help reduce pain. Anti-pain medications and anti-inflammatory also helps reduce complaints.

What happens to the spine while experiencing the pain?

Between two vertebrae there are pads that allow the bones to move and load bearing. On the back and sides of the pads are peripheral nerve and spinal cord. With age or due to trauma, the bearing is damaged so that the stand or its contents out and pressing the peripheral nerves or the spinal cord. When that complaints will arise. Protrusion of the bearing pads or discharge of contents is known as Herniated Nucleus Pulposis / HNP.

What are the risk factors?

Lifestyle unhealthy as smoking and lack of exercise, posture less robust and the habit of lifting weights in the wrong position, excessive weight and weakness of back and abdominal muscles will weigh bearing spine, age also resulted in the bearing becomes drier and influence the bearing strength. The combination of these factors will facilitate the occurrence of bearing damage or accelerate the wear and tear of the spine which can then be obtrusive or out the contents (HNP) so pressing against a nerve. HNP may occur immediately or gradually within a weekly, monthly or longer. Women at risk of HNP, most often between the ages of 30-50 years.

What if the treatment is long and pain therapy does not heal?

If this condition occurs treatment with surgery might be considered to resolve the root of the problem completely. Although most cases do not require surgery, but there are cases that do not improve with treatment without surgery. In the case of this surgery is needed. A wide variety of surgical techniques available for specific cases, ranging from Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spine Surgery Less Invasive until Complex Spine Surgery. Each of these techniques has advantages and limitations. Selection of the appropriate technique will produce optimal results and avoid undesirable side effects.

How is prevention?

Age and heredity is a factor that can not be avoided, but the lifestyle such as smoking, obesity, lack of movement, the position of working the wrong posture is not good, the food is not healthy, everything is a factor options that can be avoided if there is a will and choose the best for our bodies so as to avoid the risk of HNP.

Surabaya Spine Clinic

Klinik Tulang Belakang Surabaya

Siloam Hospitals Surabaya

Highway Gubeng No. 70 Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia

Hotline 0822 3322 7788

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