Back pain caused by disc problems, spinal stenosis, and other degenerative conditions may require a medical procedure known as Spinal Decompression Surgery.

How Spinal Decompression Surgery Can Help

Designed to relieve pain, numbness, tingling and weakness, Spinal Decompression Surgery can refer to a variety of procedures ranging from diskectomy to laminectomy to corpectomy.

The Different Types of Spinal Decompression Surgeries

The type of surgical treatment you may need depends on the cause of your pain and your specific medical condition. Most Spinal Decompression Surgeries involve the removal of some portion of bone, tissue, or ligaments that are compressing the spinal nerve and causing your pain.

How Long Does It Take?

Spinal Decompression Surgery is an inpatient procedure that may require several days in the hospital followed by a lengthy period of rehab and physical therapy. The good news is that the majority of patients experience significant pain relief.

Watch this video to learn more about the many different types of Spinal Decompression Surgeries.

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