September 2022

Preparing For Spinal Surgery

By |September 9th, 2022|Spine|

Preparing For Spinal Surgery Deciding Whether To Undergo Spine Surgery Or Not! This is the most critical step towards preparing for spine surgery! Most spine surgeries are dictated by two factors, pain and nerve function. Any experienced spine consultant can measure a patient’s temperature, he can measure his blood pressure; but he cannot measure his pain. Pain is a very subjective sensation and hence, the need for surgery on the grounds of pain would be greatly dictated by the patient himself. If pain is severe enough to interfere with the activities of daily living, if it is becoming [...]

Low Back Pain

By |September 9th, 2022|Back & Neck|

Low Back Pain What are the causes of low back pain? Low back pain can be caused by various causes that may be located within the spinal column or outside the spinal column. Causes outside the spinal column include pancreatitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, intraabdominal or pelvic tumors, and peripheral neuropathy. Causes related to the spinal column include postural causes, osteoporosis, degenerative spinal instability, spinal tuberculosis, inflammatory spondylitis such as ankylosing spondylitis, vertebral tumors, intradural tumors, tethered cord syndrome, fatigue pains in spinal deformities. How does the doctor diagnose the exact cause of low back pain? An accurate history is the [...]

Tips for Back & Neck Care

By |September 1st, 2022|Back & Neck|

Tips for Back & Neck Care Sit upright [not in a military posture!] Use a backrest while sitting. Backrest should be high reaching up to the head so as to support the neck; it should not be straight, it should be curved to match the natural contours of the spine. Your spine is not a straight structure, so placing a curved structure on a flat back rest does not cause good pressure distribution. Rest your hands on the armrests of the chair. This partly offloads the spine as the body weight gets transmitted through the upper limbs. Among [...]

Dr. Yogesh K. Pithwa – Awards

By |September 1st, 2022|Awards and Achievements|

Dr. Yogesh K. Pithwa In recognition of his clinical services as a spine surgeon, Dr. Yogesh K. Pithwa has been awarded the “International Health Professional of the Year” for the year 2006 and the “21st Century Award for Achievement”, by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, the UK. He has been included in the Marquis’s “Who’s Who in the World”, 2006 edition, an annual book published from the US and recognized internationally as the premier biographical data source of notable living individuals from every significant field of endeavor. Distributed globally, Marquis' “Who's Who in the World” is relied upon by business leaders, journalists, academics, and other professionals for its accuracy and currency of [...]





Go to Top