Microdiscectomy Articles

Spinal Decompression Therapy — Microdiscectomy
Suffering from nerve compression caused by a damaged spinal disc can have a debilitating effect on your quality of life. In the past if surgery was considered necessary, the traditional approach has been a highly invasive procedure called a discectomy. However, advances in medical technology and surgical...

What Is an Open Microdiscectomy?
Making the decision to undergo any type of procedure is never easy. At Laser Spine Institute we understand the amount of thought and consideration required to make a confident choice in treatment. That’s why we are dedicated to offering helpful information to assist our patients in making the best...

Microdiscectomy Versus Minimally Invasive Discectomy
A severe disc condition, such as a bulging or herniated disc, can come between you and the life you’re used to living. If you’ve exhausted conservative treatments and are still suffering from chronic pain, you and your doctor may begin to consider surgical options. The thought of undergoing spine...

Microdiscectomy Surgery Overview
Living life with chronic or severe neck or back pain can have a debilitating impact on your ability to enjoy the people and activities you love. At Laser Spine Institute we are committed to assisting patients in making the most informed decisions for them and their lifestyles when it comes to relieving...

Finding the Right Microdiscectomy Specialist
A microdiscectomy specialist is a spine surgeon who is trained to perform a microdiscectomy procedure, which is a less invasive form of a traditional open spine microdiscectomy. By using special equipment, microdiscectomy specialists can access the spine with a smaller incision and remove damaged material...

Microdiscectomy Recovery — What Should You Expect?
Undergoing any type of neck or back surgery can be taxing on the body, which is why it is so critical to ensure that you are choosing the right procedure and surgeon before making a final decision. If you have been diagnosed with a spinal disc condition and conservative treatments have been exhausted,...

How Is a Microdiscectomy Procedure Performed?
If you have been told you are candidate for a particular surgical procedure, understanding how this procedure is performed can be an important step in the decision-making process. For many patients, looking into the different surgical options can be overwhelming and confusing. At Laser Spine Institute,...

Microdiscectomy for Ruptured Disc
Suffering from the chronic pain and symptoms that can accompany a ruptured disc can leave you feeling defeated and hopeless. At Laser Spine Institute we understand that choosing the right procedure for you and your life is not always easy, especially if you are in severe pain, which is why we do our...

What Is a Microdecompression?
Experiencing the debilitating pain and symptoms caused by a herniated or bulging spinal disc can severely reduce your quality of life. If you are exploring surgery with a specialist after exhausting conservative treatment options, you may have had procedures like a microdecompression or a microdiscectomy...

An Alternative to Lumbar Microdiscectomy
In the past, the established surgical treatment for patients suffering from a disc condition has been a discectomy procedure. When using traditional methods, this surgery is highly invasive and requires a large incision and a long recovery time. However, advances in medicine and technology have allowed...

How Microdiscectomy Is Used to Treat a Herniated Disc
Experiencing chronic pain and symptoms associated with your herniated disc can have a debilitating impact on your ability to complete daily tasks, let alone enjoy day-to-day activities with family or friends. Traditionally, the approach to treat herniated discs was to perform a discectomy. This highly...

Effectiveness of Microdiscectomy Surgery
Nerve compression related to a spinal disc condition — such as a herniated disc — can seriously interfere with your life, including your relationships with loved ones, your job and your ability to do the activities you love. Conservative treatment options can provide relief, and you and your doctor...

Discectomy and Microdiscectomy
If you have been diagnosed with a degenerative disc disease and recommended for spine surgery, you may be feeling overwhelmed at the different types of surgery available to treat your condition. After all, discectomy, microdiscectomy and minimally invasive discectomy all sound the same, so how are you...

What Is a Cervical Microdiscectomy?
Suffering from neck pain and other symptoms related to a cervical (upper) spine condition like a bulging or herniated disc can have a serious impact on your quality of life. Conservative treatments are usually a doctor’s first recommendation, but surgery becomes an option if pain and other symptoms...

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