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Spine Surgery

Spine Surgery

Spine surgery is a medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and surgical interventions of disorders in the spine region.
Spine Surgery

Spine surgery is a medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and surgical interventions of disorders in the spine region. This surgical discipline covers a variety of conditions such as spinal fractures, hernias, degenerative spine diseases, scoliosis and other spinal problems. Using modern surgical techniques and technologies, expert spine surgeons implement customized treatment plans to relieve patients' pain, ensure functional recovery, and improve their quality of life.

Spine Surgery at Liv Hospital


Liv Hospital Spine Surgery Clinic; It provides services in cooperation with Physical Therapy, Neurology and Neurosurgery clinics in the treatment of problems such as degenerative spine problems, spinal curvatures and fractures. Advanced deformity surgeries in spine surgery are among the orthopedic surgeries with a high complication rate on average in the world. There has never been a complication rate in advanced deformity surgery at Liv Hospital Spine Surgery Clinic.

What are the Treatment Areas?


  • İdiopathic scoliosis
  • Scheuermann kyphosis
  • Complex spinal deformities
  • Congenital derformities
  • Early onset scoliosis and magnetic rod applications
  • Tuberculosis sequela kyphosis
  • Neuromuscular deformities
  • Syndromic deformities
  • Degenerative problems of the spine
  • Solutions for sudden waist and neck pain
  • Minimally invasive procedures
  • Waist and neck hernia
  • Waist slip
  • Spinal canal stenosis
  • Aging Spine
  • Osteoporosis (bone loss) treatment
  • Osteoporotic spine fractures
  • Spine trauma (fracture and strain) and related late deformities
  • Tumors of the spine itself and tumors that have spread to the spine
  • Spine infections

Spine Health is Team Work



The spine, formed by the union of 33 spinal bones, is the most important indicator of health due to the structures it contains and the structures it supports. At Liv Hospital Spine Surgery Clinic, spine health is approached from a 360-degree perspective. A holistic perspective is adopted at Liv Hospital Spine Surgery Clinic, which consists of a spine surgeon, algologist, physical therapist and psychiatrist. Personalized treatment options are offered with a multidisciplinary approach.

The Most Common Spine Diseases

  • Degenerative spine diseases such as lumbar or cervical disc herniation
  • Spinal curvatures such as scoliosis or kyphosis
  • Traumas of the spine area
  • spinal tumors
  • spine infections

When should I consult a doctor?


  • Lower back pain and pain radiating to the leg
  • Neck pain and pain radiating to the arms and back
  • Numbness and weakness in the legs
  • Numbness and weakness in the hands
  • shoulder instability
  • breast asymmetry
  • poor posture

Liv Hospital Spine Unit was selected as AOSpine Training Center


Liv Hospital Spine Surgery was selected for the first foreign fellow program of Aospine Spine Surgery Center, which is located in many European countries such as France and Germany.

We have gone through a meticulous study


AOSpine Europe in Switzerland, which works for the advanced training of spine surgeons and specialists around the world, carries out studies for the training of spine surgeons in different countries. It selects some centers with competencies in spine surgery as spine surgery training centers. AOSpine, a widespread and highly accepted association all over the world, makes its selections with impartial and meticulous work. When choosing a center, the number of cases, case diversity, multidisciplinary approach opportunities and scientific publications of the center are taken into consideration.

How Does the Education Process Work?


Spine surgeons from different countries of the world direct their CVs to the AOSpine center. After the evaluation at the AOSpine center, the CVs of these people are sent to the relevant center. If deemed appropriate, the patient will attend spine surgery training for a certain period at Liv Hospital Spine Surgery Clinic.

Scoliosis (Spine Curvature) in Children


Scoliosis (spine curvature), seen in children before the age of 10, can cause many problems such as breathing problems. Scoliosis, which begins at a young age, can progress rapidly depending on physical development. Careful parents can easily determine whether their child has scoliosis and solve the problem at an early age.

What are the Symptoms of Scoliosis?


  • Increased hair growth on the back, color changes and dimples
  • balance problems
  • Back protrusions when bending forward
  • Shoulder alignment not being equal
  • Side posture at waist or hips
  • Disproportionate posture of the legs compared to the body