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Growth of Worldwide Medical Tourism Market

The worldwide medical tourism market is estimately growing at a rate of 25-35% annually. The high cost of health care and long wait times for some procedures still remain the major factors for growth.

Low Back Pain

Low back is the portion between the upper and lower body and bears most of the body weight. It is therefore not surprising that a lot of us get low back pains.

The common causes of back pain include:

  • Injury
  • Disc herniation
  • Age
  • Compression fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Obesity
  • Lack of exercise
  • Depression

    Walking and maintaining good posture help with back pain. For more severe pain, a physical therapist may recommend specific exercises. Massage and acupuncture also help. Antidepressants aid in cases where back pain is due to depression. When these alternatives fail or when there is a structural deformity of the back or spine, surgery may be recommended.


    • Benefits
      • Who is an ideal candidate
        • Who is not an ideal candidate?
          • Recovery
            • Planning your surgery
              • Anesthasia
                • Risks / Complications / Side effects

                  Featured Low Back Pain Providers Abroad


                  New Somerset Hospital

                  Cape Town, South Africa


                  Languages: English, Afrikaans

                  New Somerset Hospital is the regional general specialist hospital for the metro west district of the Cape Metropole.

                  It offers a range of general specialist services to a population exc...

                  DBC Spine Clinic & Gym

                  Bangkok, Thailand


                  DBC Spine Clinic & Gym is the first in Thailand to offer DBC 's functional restoration program.
                   
                  This treatment has greater than 80% success rate in all DBC cl...

                  Klinikum Chemnitz gGmbH

                  Berlin, Germany


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, German

                  The Klinikum Chemnitz gGmbH, a non-profit, limited liability organization, was established as a clinical centre in 1994 from the former Chemnitz municipal hospitals. With its 1,735 beds it is one of t...

                  Hospital Punta Pacifica

                  Panama City, Panama


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Spanish

                  Hospital Punta Pacifica is the first in Latin America and the Caribbean to be affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Doctors and surgeons are leaders in their respective specialties, th...

                  San Fernando Hospital

                  Panama City, Panama


                  Accreditation: JCI

                  Languages: English, Spanish

                  San Fernando Hospital is the first private hospital in the Republic of Panama, offering quality medical services to the community, founded in 1949.

                  With over 60 years of experience, rec...
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