Paediatric Spine Treatment

Back pain in children is rare but should receive prompt medical attention. Often, back pain among children indicates a symptom to an underlying condition. It is true when back pain is accompanied by fever, numbness, weakness, and difficulty walking. If a child, mostly a preschooler is suffering from back pain that keeps him/her awake at night, seek immediate medical attention.

Back pain is also common in older children who practice sports and physical activities. Sports injuries are often responsible for such cases. Dr Akhil Tawari is one of the leading Orthopedic spine surgeons with decades of experience in handling cases of paediatric spine treatment.

What causes Spinal problems in Children?
Spinal problems in children are categorized as:
Mechanical problems:
  • Sports injury
  • Accidental trauma
  • Strained muscles
  • A ruptured or herniated disc
  • Fractured spine
Developmental Problems:
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Infection:
  • Disc inflammation
  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tumours
  • Cancer
  • Tumour detected on a vertebral column or nearby regions
Paediatric Spine Treatment Overview The treatment starts with Dr Akhil Tawari recommending few diagnostic tests such as MRI, X-rays, and CT scans to examine the child’s spine, bones, tissues, and look for the factors that might contribute to the back pain. Blood tests might be recommended to determine the presence of infection or inflammation. Once the reports have arrived, he will work with the parents, family members, and the child to develop a customized treatment program that best suits the child’s health. The treatment approach strictly depends on the following factors:
  • The child’s age
  • Spinal condition
  • Any other health condition that might affect the child’s treatment procedures or recovery
Book your appointment today to get the best pediatric spine treatment for your child. Dr Akhil Tawari will recommend the best-suited therapy, medicines, and surgical procedures that help your child relief back pain and get back to their day-to-day activities as soon as possible.