Congenital disorders or abnormalities of the spinal cord are conditions affecting the form and function of the spinal cord. The Congenital disorders of the spinal cord develop in a child before the birth, during the fetal development causing structural problems with numerous variations in the bone and soft tissue of the spine that can be mild, or in some cases severe, but correctable with surgery by an expert neurosurgeon. At Kovilpatti Venkateswara Hospitals, we provide the most advanced and sophisticated diagnostics and treatments techniques for patients with congenital disorders of the spinal cord. We brings together a multidisciplinary team of highly qualified and well experienced medical and neurosurgeons who offer patients safe and effective treatments and rehabilitative programs to offer the intact continuum of care for the spine patient.
Types of Congenital Spine disorders
Some commonly known types of congenital spine disorders are:
Child born with a congenital spine disorder has an abnormal curvature in the back with uneven shoulders, waistline, hips, or legs. They may have a tilted pelvis with difficulty in walking and breathing.
Diagnosis of Congenital spine disorders
At Kovilpatti Venkateswara Hospital, we develop individualized Spine Disorder Treatment plans for each congenital spinal disorder. Treatment plan depends on the type and severity of the condition and may recommend one or more of the following treatment options:
A multidisciplinary approach is often required for addressing children with congenital spine disorders that include a team of neurosurgeons, craniofacial plastic specialists and geneticists, to determine treatment plan and kind of Spinal Cord surgery that is appropriate. At Kovilpatti Venkateswara Hospital, we ensure to provide a comprehensive care from initial diagnosis of the spinal disorders to post-treatment rehabilitation program. We strive to provide the best possible outcome and restoration of function with minimal disruption to the patient life. We have best and latest techniques in non-surgical management, minimally invasive techniques, and other surgical procedures with expert team of neurosurgeons and staffs to recover the patient from any severe condition. To know more about congenital disorders of the spinal cord and treatment options, book an appointment now.
Authored By Dr.S.Dhamodaran - MBBS Orthopaedic surgeon, Kovilpatti