May be caused by different conditions that affect the normal position and curves of the spine. These deformities may affect children and adults, and the treatment will depend on the severity of the symptom
During a laminectomy, a surgeon removes partially or entirely the rear portion of the vertebrae. Bone spurs and ligaments that are pressing on nerves are removed at the same time.
The goal is to relieve pain, numbness, tingling, weakness, restore nerve function, stop or prevent abnormal motion in the spine, and provide space for the decompressed spinal cord and nerve roots to heal
Lumbar discectomy is a surgery to remove a herniated disc in the lumbar spine. This surgery is indicated if physical therapy or medications do not improve leg (sciatica) or back pain caused by pinched spinal nerves
Is the most common operation for treating patients with symptoms related to disc herniation. During this procedure, the problematic disc is removed, and it is replaced with bone graft and implants
Cervical discectomy and fusion is a surgery to remove a degenerative or herniated disc in the cervical spine. An incision is made in the neck to access to the front of the spine.