Minimally Invasive Details

These options utilize technologically advanced techniques that offer patients more advantages than the traditional open approach, which involves making a large incision and more trauma to the muscles. The surgeon will assess which option will be best suited for your particular circumstance and discuss the risk and benefits of the procedure with you.

Microsurgical Discectomy is a procedure performed by utilizing a tubular device inserted through a very small incision. Muscles are moved aside in order to visualize the vertebrae.

The herniated portion of the disc is removed to allow room for the nerve to resume its normal position. There is less damage to nearby parts of the spine. This is usually done using a microscope for visualizing.