SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--There have been growing concerns for spine among contemporary people using computers/mobile phones for hours. Of 100 million of cervical disc patients in China, those working in IT amount to 44.9%.
There are an estimated 40 million of intervertebral disc patients in China, reaching 3% of the entire Chinese. The National Health Statistics shows that intervertebral disc patients range from teens to over their 80s, with 80% in their 20s to 40s.
Intervertebral disc can be caused by using smart phones/computers in the same posture for hours. It firstly triggers pain in a leg or lower back; when nerves consistently pressed, pain in both legs; if severe, ankles/toes feeling numb, or being paralyzed.
In case of being suspected intervertebral disc problem, you shall be examined thoroughly by being X-rayed or MRI-scanned, receiving treatment. At the prestigious ‘Kim Young Soo Spine Hospital’ in Seoul, Young Soo Kim (Spine specialist, the executive director of international society of spine surgery) has been serving as a director, drawing much attention throughout the world.
The hospital is performing a variety of non-surgical treatment to relief lumbar disc herniation Besides, it takes only one to three days for the whole treatment process including medical check-up. So, for those too busy to go to hospital, ‘Kim Young Soo Spine Hospital’ provides this extraordinary fast medical service.
Particularly, Epidural Neuroplasty is effective in mild spinal stenosis accompanied by intervertebral disc. It provides patients with minimal tissue damage and fast recovery. First, a patient will be under local anesthesia. Then, correct placement of a special 1.7 mm catheter into spinal canal will be ensured to inject drug into pain-causing disc. This local anesthesia surgery is also suitable for those suffering from whole body pain.
High Frequency Vertebral Pulp Decompression minimally gives an anesthetic to patients, enabling to perform accurate treatment through radioactive imaging device. It is suitable for patients suffering from intervertebral disc, herniated cervical disc, or spinal stenosis, and to mild degenerative disc diseases.
This hospital offers one-stop service ranging from diagnosis and medical check-up to treatment. Furthermore, there are comfortable ambiences for overseas visitors, such as medical teams’ communication in English, simultaneous translation service, and airport pick-up service, thus raising the number of overseas patients.