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Chronic back pain can interfere with normal daily activities for many patients. A surgery used to relieve back pain is the laminectomy, which involves removal of a small portion of the vertebral bone (lamina). This eases compression of the spinal cord and nerves, and is...

Also known as percutaneous discectomy, disc decompression is a minimally invasive outpatient procedure used by doctors to treat painful discs in the spine. This procedure is performed by interventional pain management physicians or neurosurgeons. What is the benefit of a disc decompression over back surgery? The benefit...

A lumbar microdiscectomy is a surgery performed to provide decompression for spinal stenosis. When a portion of a lumbar (lower back) disc herniates, the inner material can press on or irritate the spinal cord and associated nerves. This can lead to serious leg and back...

Laminotomy is a surgical procedure where the lamina (portion of the spinal bone) is partially removed. The lamina of the vertebra serves as the roof of the spinal canal. The laminotomy is used to decompress the spinal cord and nerves, which serves as an “unroofing”...

A laminectomy is a surgery used to relieve pressure on the spinal nerves by removing a portion of the vertebra (spine bone). The lamina is the flattened segments located at the back area of the vertebral arch, which is a ring of bone that joints...

The foraminotomy procedure is used to relieve the pain related to a compressed spinal nerve. Back pain and radiculopathy (nerve compression symptoms) are common problems associated with injury and aging. When a patient fails on conservative treatment, a foraminotomy is considered. What causes spinal nerve compression? Nerves...

A new innovative procedure for painful, worn-out spinal discs is artificial disc replacement (ADR). With this spinal procedure, the surgeon uses an anterior (from the front abdominal region) approach to replacing a painful disc with a plastic and/or metal prosthesis. The artificial disc replacement is...

If you suffer from low back pain from a serious spine condition, you may require spinal surgery. Two common surgeries to relieve back pain are the laminectomy and lumbar discectomy. Additional options for relief may include a spinal fusion such as with the Inspired Spine...

Degeneration of the intervertebral discs is called degenerative disc disease (DDD). With this condition, minor injuries and repeated daily stresses eventually wear down the spine and cause back pain. Degenerative disc disease can affect your ability to stand upright and perform daily activities. What causes degenerative...

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