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What is a hernia treatment by cold plasma


Herniated discs are at the present time quite a common disease that affects people in many different countries of the world. Reasons for the occurrence of this pathology in sedentary lifestyle and high load on the spine a lot.

Often, not having studied until the end of the course of their disease, the patient immediately prefer the radical method of treatment – task. This technique involves resection (trimming) of education in the vertebral region, in which there is compression of the nerve root or blood vessel. In such a case, surgery leads to freedom from pain rather quickly.

Cold plasma - the most popular method of nucleoplasty for relief from herniated disc

But modern experts in the matter of spinal pathology recommend surgery only when non-surgical methods of treatment of intervertebral hernia has already been tried, but proved ineffective.

Conservative treatment of herniated discs and related spinal problems include: mud therapy, manual therapy, acupuncture, drug therapy, physical therapy, Moxa therapy, massage, pharmacopuncture, physical therapy and many others.

Today for the treatment of pathologies of the spine are widely used minimally invasive techniques. They firmly occupied a leading place among the existing types of treatment of spinal pathologies, because they allow to obtain a very stable and positive result. In this case, the hernia is performed under conditions of minimum risks for the patient. The rehabilitation period after the procedure and the financial costs at the present time is reduced.

If drug treatment of vertebral hernia is ineffective, it is recommended that hernia repair with the use of cold plasma. This procedure is the most painless and easily portable the event.

How is the removal of the vertebral hernia cold plasma?

What is a hernia cold plasma

This method of hernia repair is the way, which in practice has proved itself as a very highly effective and as safe as possible. It allows you to raise the level of quality of surgical treatment, and also significantly facilitates the work of surgeons.

The method in the introduction of x-ray of the electrode into the affected disc. At this electrode the supply of the special pulse, which causes the evaporation of nucleus pulposus of the disc. Such processes contribute to the lowering of pressure within the disc – thanks to the weakened root compression. Over time, the hernia, figuratively speaking, drawn back, in consequence of which quickly decreases pain.

Indications and contraindications

Delete entities using this technique at the present time, it is recommended by experts in the following diseases:

  • local pain syndrome in the cervical/lumbar
  • protrusion of intervertebral disk;
  • intervertebral disc herniation;
  • with the ineffectiveness of conservative treatment, which lasts for three weeks;
  • local pain combined with radiating pain.

But there are contraindications to the use of a technique that uses cold plasma:

  1. loss of more than 50 % disc height;
  2. the symptoms of damage to the annulus fibrosus;
  3. spinal cord injury
  4. increasing neurological symptoms;
  5. tumours
  6. local and generalised infection;
  7. spinal stenosis.

The cold plasma nucleoplasty differs from the usual laser surgery or traditional electrosurgery. In this case no thermal injury of tissue in the area that is treated. In addition, reduced pain and minimal blood loss.

It Should be noted that the removal of spinal pathologies with this technique is universally recognized as the most modern and the most efficient. At the present time this method is used in many countries and is one of the most popular in the treatment of hernias of the spine.