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What is Spine surgery?

Spine surgery is a surgery performed to treat any spine pain and pathologies affecting from neck to lower back. It is performed after failed all means of conservative or non-operative for unresolve pain along the spine, deformities and abnormalities. It is a surgery performed in view of improving someone quality of life by improving their functional capacities on a daily basis. The spine is made up of 33 stacked vertebral bone and cushioned by disc in between is integral to our body’s central support structures. It helps you to perform various bodily movements like walking and moving. At Beacon Hospital, our spine surgeons have had years of experience and expertise in restoring the normal form and function of your spine so you can enjoy life freely and stay active at all times.

When is Spine Surgery Necessary?

Spine Surgery is needed when conservative or non-operative treatments are unable to solve certain spine problems like:
  • Unrelenting back and neck pain
  • Progressive weakness or numbness of the arms and legs
  • Prolapse Disc
  • Scoliosis
  • Sciatica
  • Fracture of the Spine
  • Spine Infection
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Osteoporosis of Spine

Dr Thuraikumar Kanniah

Consultant Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon

Bahasa Melayu, English


Dr Kevin Sek Weng Yew

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Bahasa Melayu, Cantonese, English, Hokkien, Mandarin


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