Discography: A Diagnostic Tool for Identifying Spinal Disc Pathology


Discography: A Diagnostic Tool for Identifying Spinal Disc Pathology

Discography serves as a crucial diagnostic tool in the realm of spinal care, enabling physicians to pinpoint the source of pain and tailor treatment plans accordingly. At JPRC Neuro Spine Centre, under the guidance of Dr. Sanjay Sharma, discography stands as a pivotal step in unraveling the complexities of spinal disc pathology. Let's delve into what discography entails, its role in diagnosing disc-related issues, and how it empowers patients on their journey to recovery.

Unlocking Insights into Spinal Disc Health

Discography involves the injection of contrast dye into one or more spinal discs under fluoroscopic guidance. This procedure allows clinicians to visualize the internal structure of the discs and assess their integrity. By inducing controlled pressure within the disc, discography can reproduce the patient's pain, aiding in the identification of damaged or degenerated discs.

Navigating the Diagnostic Process

Before undergoing discography, patients typically undergo a thorough evaluation, including a review of medical history, physical examination, and imaging studies such as MRI or CT scans. Discography is often recommended when other diagnostic tests have failed to conclusively identify the source of back or neck pain, particularly if spinal discs are suspected to be involved.

The Importance of Precision and Expertise

Dr. Sanjay Sharma's approach to discography emphasizes precision and patient comfort. With his expertise and advanced imaging technology, he ensures accurate placement of the contrast dye and meticulous interpretation of the results. This attention to detail is paramount in guiding treatment decisions and optimizing outcomes for patients.

Empowering Patients with Knowledge

Discography not only aids physicians in diagnosing spinal disc pathology but also empowers patients with valuable insights into their condition. By understanding the specific discs contributing to their pain, patients can actively participate in discussions about treatment options and make informed decisions about their care.

Navigating the Path to Recovery

At JPRC Neuro Spine Centre, discography is just one step in a comprehensive approach to spinal care. Following diagnosis, Dr. Sanjay Sharma collaborates with patients to develop personalized treatment plans tailored to their unique needs and goals. Whether through non-surgical interventions or advanced surgical techniques, the ultimate aim is to alleviate pain and restore function, enabling patients to reclaim their lives.


Discography serves as a cornerstone in the diagnostic journey for individuals grappling with spinal disc pathology. With Dr. Sanjay Sharma's expertise and the advanced diagnostic capabilities available at JPRC Neuro Spine Centre, patients can embark on a path to accurate diagnosis, targeted treatment, and ultimately, relief from debilitating spinal pain. If you're experiencing persistent back or neck pain, schedule a consultation to explore how discography can illuminate the path toward recovery. Your journey to spinal wellness begins here.