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Dear Patient, dear colleague, ladies and gentlemen,
the possibilities of surgical treatment of spinal disorders have expanded enormously in recent years. Movement conservation, reduction of access routes and the use of microscope and endoscope have reduced risks and improved the chances of success significantly. But only by knowing and mastering the various conservative and minimally invasive surgical techniques...
 
International Spine Center Berlin, Tauentzienstr. 7 B/C
In order to optimize the service for you as a patient, I have chosen a new location and focused it exclusively on the practice of diseases of the spine. Specialization creates expertise. At the heart of City-West, in the famous Niketown building, it is very easy to reach me and I can offer my services in the most pleasant and warm atmosphere. Because of that I hope to further increase your...
Nucleus replacement - Hydrogel-Stick
Currently, a new promising method has been introduced where through an injection into the intervertebral disc, a hydrogel stick is implanted. This stick is originally hard and stiff. He swells by absorbing water after 1- 2 hours to tenfold. Thus, the disc is again elastic and can exert its normal function.
 
Spine health
The information series "Spine health", would like to inform about causes of back pain and strategies to prevent accelerated disc degeneration. Furthermore, there will be shown possibilities to slow down or prevent late complications of degenerative disc disease (DDD). So, body weight and balanced diet play a role. Meaningful nutrition supplements can regenerate the disc tissue and made it more...
Minimally invasive techniques are the trend - the doctor does not need to cut
Minimally invasive means that the actual procedure is performed by puncture or with the help of needles. It is thus not "cut", as with classical surgery. With the help of this needle or puncture technique, drugs can be put to their place of action taken with high precision or desolate pain-causing nerves, but also disc tissue to be removed ....
 
Small smallest - the endoscopic disc surgery
The disc surgery is for doctors and patients still somewhat dangerous, where it is initially deterred and discouraged. Through the improvement of operational methods and the use of modern technologies, however, the risks and dangers of disc surgery today is much lower than before. Second, the disc surgery in particular in the use ...
The spondylolisthesis - when and how to operate?
The spondylolisthesis is a very common form of spinal instability. There are different causes of spondylolisthesis. Later in life this arises due to wear (especially of the discs) which weakens the vortex connections. This leads to loosening, leading to a gliding of the vertebrae in the most stressed segment (between the 4th and 5th...
 
The artificial intervertebral disc - an alternative to fusion
The artificial disc is an alternative to acampsia. The first functional disc prosthesis has been implanted in humans in 1984 at the lumbar spine. After the lumbar disc replacement had made great achievements, developments in the cervical area were made into the same direction. Unfortunately, the artificial disc is not suitable for everyone. Only in ...
Surgical procedures on the cervical spine - when from the front and when from the back?
The cervical spine is very complex and therefore to be skilfully dealt with. Conservation movement has priority. But it is also important to balance the spine and to maintain or restore static. Often it is to decide whether to operate from the front or rear. The pros and cons are weighed. Should be stabilized with Cage and plate or with Cage alone? ...
 
Surgical procedures in the lumbar spine - possibilities of dynamic stabilization
There are a wide variety of different surgical techniques for the lumbar spine. Primary the selection of the method is according to the clinical picture. But even for the same problem, there are several solutions. In general minimally invasive methods have the priority. If these fail, one embarks on the next level. Thus, we will, wherever possible, an ...
Spine and Sport - what's good for the back?
Often from back pain after or disc surgery the question results of what sport can I still exercise, how much can I do sports and how can I prevent the wear on the spine. In principle, a distinction between sports that are made to have fun (tennis, golf) or to keep the stamina fit (running, cycling) and ...
 
International patients
Prof. Woiciechowsky has extensive experience in dealing with international patients. He regularly treats patients from Europe, Russia, the Arab world, Asia, America and African countries. He strictly respected the peculiarities of the individual cultures and respects the needs of patients.Images and findings can be sent by mail or over the Internet (email, dropbox), to get a first assessment. A...