Do you have problems with your backbone? Do you need to have disc replacement surgery? If so, then you probably are feeling rather worried and overwhelmed, after all, not only is there the procedure to worry about, but also the high costs involved.
Between fees for the use of the facility, you also have fees for the nurses, surgeons, and anesthesiologists. You also have to pay for all the medications, bandages and so on, that you may need.
Even with health insurance, costs can easily add up and you will no doubt have some expenses that insurance won’t cover. This is the reason so many people look into having disc replacement surgery done in Turkey. To find out more about how you can have medical treatment in Turkey, please read on.
About Disc Replacement (Cervical/Lumbar)
Disc replacement is a surgical procedure in which damaged discs in the backbone are replaced. The backbone is made up of several bones called vertebrae which enclose and protect the spinal cord. The discs are the pieces of cartilage found between individual vertebrae that allow us to move and bend our backs.
When these discs become damaged or if they deteriorate, then problems arise. A damaged disc can put pressure on one or more nerves causing intractable pain. The ability to move may also be compromised by degenerated disc tissue.
In disc replacement surgery, the surgeon removes the damaged disc material and replaces it with a suitable substance; any tissue pushing on the nerves is also removed, thus alleviating pain.
The cervical discs are in the neck while the lumbar discs are in the lower back. Where the incision is made depends on which discs need to be replaced. The surgery is done under anesthesia and you will be given appropriate pain medication during the procedure and during recovery.
Disc Replacement (Cervical/Lumbar) in Turkey
Turkey is a great destination for many medical procedures, including disc replacement surgery. The risks of the surgery are low, particularly since the country has a good reputation among the international community for providing high quality health care with minimal risk.
The major advantage of having the surgery done in Turkey is that the costs are actually affordable, particularly for people traveling from countries that have exorbitant health costs even when the procedure is covered by private or government health insurance plans.
Disc Replacement (Cervical/Lumbar) with Akaylife
Our goal is to ensure that you get only the very best medical care for your surgery in Turkey. We will work with you to make sure that you get the right surgeon based on your needs.
At Akaylife, we only work with health care providers who have earned JCI Accreditation, as well as the Gold Seal of Approval.
You can also expect to have surgery performed by fluent, English-speaking doctors, many of whom have trained with the very best physicians in the United States. We want you to be able to communicate freely with your physician and be able to ask the questions you need to.
Furthermore, we make doubly sure that you are comfortable following your disc replacement surgery. You can look forward the very best aftercare, since all of the surgeons that we work with are board-certified.
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