Intralaminar Lumbar Microendoscopic Discectomy

Overview This minimally-invasive procedure, performed through a tube called a cannula, is designed to relieve the pain caused by herniated disc tissue pressing against nerve roots in the spine. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia, and the patient is allowed to leave the hospital the same day. Preparation The...

Cervical Radiculopathy

Overview of Cervical Radiculopathy This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the cervical spine. Because these nerves travel to the shoulders, arms and hands, an injury in the cervical spine can cause symptoms in these areas. Cervical radiculopathy may result from a variety...

Discography (Lumbar)

Overview Discography (Lumbar) This procedure, also called a "discogram," helps your doctor find painful spinal discs. It can show the source of pain in your back. To see how it works, let's watch a discography done in the lumbar spine. Preparation To begin, you lie down and you are given...

Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement (Mobi-C®)

Overview of the Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement (Mobi-C®) This procedure replaces a degenerative or damaged spinal disc with an implant designed to preserve motion in your neck. This procedure can relieve the pain of compressed nerves in the cervical spine. Removing the Disc n preparation for the procedure, you are...