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Lower Back Pain
Lower Back Pain
Lower back pain refers to pain which starts below the ribcage. The region is called the lumbar. Discomfort can be felt due to sciatica nerve being affected. It could also due to spine structure such as Scoliosis. Pain here can be intense or sharp and requires a neurologist to diagnose.
Spinal fractures occur when bones in your spine break and collapse. It may be cause by trauma, accident, coughing or sneezing.
What makes us unique?
Dr. Mathew Tung has been practicing for over 20 years. He specializes in treatment for lower back pain. The causes of such problem could be due to, muscles, ligament, slipped disc that affects the sciatica nerve. It could also be structure issues such as Scoliosis. He has the skills in performing Matrix tube spine surgery. Such highly skilled surgery is performed by few Neurologist in Singapore.
Tubular Retractor System
A new minimally invasive procedure as opposed to open surgery. Surgeon can reach a particular area and displaces the tissue instead of cutting through it. Such procedure may involve less risk and less discomfort. Therefore it is better than those associated with traditional surgery. Patient undergo this surgery can expect to discharge within a day. The pain associated will be lesser compare to open surgery.
Recovery time depends on how serious your low back problem is. Mild cases may resolve in a couple of days. It can take many weeks for more serious conditions. Everyone heals at a different rate. In many cases, non- surgical treatment may be enough in helping you. Our Neurologist can help you towards quicker recovery.