HERNIATED DISC REMOVAL / MICRODISCECTOMY
A herniated disc can place pressure on the surrounding nerves leading to pain that classically “radiates” to the legs.
For further information on herniated discs:
Microdiscectomy is a way to:
Remove the offending disc material from the spinal canal
- usually with minimally invasive technique.
- minimizes collateral damage
- smaller incisions
- quicker recovery
Patients can usually can expect to:
- Walk on the same day
- Go home on the same day