• Splanchnic Nerves Block /Lesion

    ANATOMY The pain signals from visceral organs of the upper abdomen (pancreas, liver, spleen, gall bladder, stomach, small intestine, kidney, adrenal gland) are transferred to the spinal cord and from there to the brain via the splanchnic  nerves. The splanchnic nerves are three, the greater, the minor and the least, emerging from the roots of […]

  • Microforaminotomy

    GENERAL Microforaminotomy is the minimally invasive surgical enlargement of the constricted intervertebral foramen. It is a procedure aiming at decompression of the spinal nerve which exits the spinal cord through the narrowed foramen. The procedure used to be done following the classical surgical method. With the minimally invasive surgical technique, the same result is achieved […]

  • Minimally Invasive Techniques of Spine Fusion

    Spine fusion procedures are performed to correct deformities of the spine and stabilize it. In many cases, it is combined with surgical decompression. DISORDERS TREATED WITH SPINE FUSION Scoliosis Spondylolisthesis Spondyloarthritis Spinal Stenosis (in combination with decompression techniques) TECHNIQUES Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion (DLIF / XLIF) Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion […]

  • Micro-laminectomy and Μicro-hemilaminectomy

    GENERAL Lamina is the osseous part of the vertebra forming the ceiling of the spinal canal within which the spinal cord is located. When there is spinal canal stenosis due to spine degeneration,  resulting in compression of the spinal cord or/and nerve roots exiting through intervertebral foramina, it may be necessary to remove the lamina […]

  • Microdiscectomy

    GENERAL Microdiscectomy is a common surgical spinal operation to remove part of the intervertebral disc which exerts pressure on some nerve root. In this way, pain is eliminated and the patient’s neurological condition improves. The patient usually resumes physical activities within two weeks. When there is herniated intervertebral disc at the lumbar spine and rapid […]

  • Stellate Ganglion Block

    GENERAL Stellate ganglion block has a diagnostic and therapeutic value. It is applied to treat various painful conditions of the head, neck, upper extremities and upper chest. If the diagnostic block with local anaesthetic brings satisfactory analgesic result, then follows radiofrequency neurolysis of the ganglion. INDICATIONS -Acute pain due to herpes zoster -Post-herpetic neuralgia -Complex […]

  • Chiropractic


    GENERAL Chiropractic is the third major health science worldwide, following Classical Medicine and Dentistry. It is an independent health branch specialized in the treatment and prevention of pain syndromes and dysfunctional conditions attributed to mechanical problems of the spine and their effect on the nervous system. The basic method to treat these problems are special […]

  • Physiotherapy


    GENERAL Physiotherapists are occupied with medical conditions that cause musculosceletal disorders  and affect physical activities. Such conditions can be: Low back pain (lumbago) Sciatica Spondyloarthritis Spondylolisthesis Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid arthritis Fibromyalgia Physiotherapy is applied at the stage of conservative treatment and can be combined with pharmacotherapy. The aim of physiotherapy is to limit pain and allow […]

  • Alternative Therapies

    GENERAL The term “Alternative Therapy” is generally used to describe every medical treatment or intervention which is not scientifically documented as safe and effective therapy for a specific disorder or disease. There are various alternative therapies, such as: acupuncture, chiropractic, yoga, hypnoanaesthesia, aromatherapy, relaxation, music therapy, massage, herbal supplements etc. SPIRIT – BODY THERAPIES Spirit […]

  • Acupuncture

    Acupuncture is an alternative medicine method. It is an ancient therapeutic methodology that is still used today having undergone many modifications and improvements throughout centuries. Its roots of origin are found in ancient China. It is based on the philosophy that a major role in the function of the human body is played by some […]