Discogram or discography

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Discogram or Discography

What is Discogram (Discography)?

Discogram or discography is a diagnostic tool which is used to identify the source of pain. It helps in finding the exact intervertebral disc causing pain. The intervertebral disc is sponge-like cushions that provide flexibility and act as a shock absorber. This diagnostic tool is used for confirmation of the affected disc and nearby nerves.

How it benefits?
  • It is done before surgery to get accurate results about the affected area
  • Helps in finding problem areas in the condition like disc herniation, degenerative disc disease
  • There will be no radiation in the patient body
  • Provides structural integrity of the disc
  • Helps in planning right treatment
  • X-rays and CT is painless, non-invasive and yields accurate results