Because there are pains that can not wait. Unhealthy postural habits, the rhythm of life, sedentary lifestyle and other factors have significantly increased the presence of back pain in the population. Sometimes, the pain is so terrible that it can become disabling. The Column Unit of the Hospital Quirónsalud torrevieja brings together specialists related to this type of ailment (Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Rehabilitators, Anesthetists) to offer the most precise personalized solution in each case. All pains have a solution if you go to the best specialists.

The main manifestations of an illness are:

  • Cervicalgia: neck pain.
  • Cervicobrachialgia: neck pain irradiated to the arm.
  • Dorsalgia: pain in the center of the back.
  • Low back pain: pain in the lower back (lumbago).
  • Lumbosciatica: lumbar pain radiating to one leg.
  • Other back pain with or without a herniated disc.

The Column Unit of Chirónsalud Torrevieja has the support of the diagnostic-therapeutic arsenal of the hospital, so that the most accurate diagnosis is guaranteed without having to travel through several services. The Column Unit puts at your disposal all the medical and surgical treatments to solve any ailment that you may suffer. You can go to our specialists when you want, but especially if:

  • Have back or neck pain.
  • You have had to reduce your sports activity due to back pain.
  • He often suffers muscle contractures.
  • Have persistent pain and often.
  • He has had to modify some of his daily activities because of the pain.

Therapeutic Options:

  • Surgical area:
    • Minimally invasive (percutaneous) surgery:
      • Radiofrequency techniques (for vertebral facet pain).
      • Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty (osteoporotic fracture).
      • IDET / Nucleoplasty (discogenic pain).
      • Ozone therapy.
      • Microsurgical Dicectomy (herniated disc).
      • VAT (thoracic endoscopy).
      • MIS instrumentation (minimally invasive).
    • Conventional surgery:
      • Posterior vertebral fusions. Pedicular instrumentation
      • Posterior intersomatic fusion techniques: PLIF, TLIF, ELIF.
      • Previous intersomatic fusion techniques: ALIF, MINI-ALIF.
      • Discal Prosthesis.
      • Cervical laminoplasty.
  • Medical area:
    • Combined pharmacological treatments.
    • Physiotherapy.
    • Electrotherapy: application of electric currents.
    • Thermotherapy: treatment with cold and heat.
    • Laser therapy: laser treatments.
    • School back: education about knowledge and management of back pain, as well as rules of healthy postures.
    • Acupuncture.
    • Treatment with orthopedic and manual medicine (vertebral manipulations).
    • Infiltration with registered Botox for the treatment of myofascial pain.
    • Blocks: peripheral (somatic and peripheral nerves), selective nervous, neuraxial (epidural and subarachnoid), plexus and sympathetic.
    • Placement of catheters for drug perfusion (direct medication in the column).