Minimally Invasive Decompression Surgery
At OC Spine Center, we aim to provide our patients with leading spine treatment options. We offer an array of the leading minimally invasive spine surgeries. Our board-certified spine specialists employ the latest in surgical techniques and procedures. Our minimally invasive spine surgeries include specialized minimally invasive decompression surgery. Decompression procedures are utilized to reverse the effects of debilitating symptoms of compression.
Advantages of Decompression Surgery
- Quick recovery
- Minimally invasive
- Low risk
- Outpatient procedure
- Performed by the top board-certified physicians in Orange County
- Reduced risk of infection
- Improved functionality
Our physicians aim to customize each treatment plan based on the severity of the patient’s spinal condition and unique needs. In the effort to provide effective treatment, our spine specialists start each patient care plan with a more controlled form of treatment. If conservative efforts fall short, spine surgery may become a viable next step.
Minimally Invasive Decompression Surgeries at OC Spine Center
Based on the spinal conditions and specific symptoms presented, our spine specialists will determine the decompression procedure that will most effectively treat the condition. Below are the leading decompression procedures offered at OC Spine Center.
As disc degeneration occurs, discs may place pressure on surrounding nerves or the spinal cord. A discectomy alleviates pain and various other symptoms by addressing the source of compression.
- This procedure most commonly treats herniated discs, pinched nerves, sciatica, foraminal stenosis, and annular tears.
This procedure decompresses pressure that has been placed on nerves. When the foramina become narrowed, nerves are compressed and may cause debilitating chronic pain and lead to a variety of other symptoms.
- Foraminotomy treats herniated discs, pinched nerves, bone spurs, sciatica, osteoarthritis, and foraminal stenosis.
Different spinal conditions can cause nerves to become compressed. Through our specialized laminotomy procedure, our spine specialists are able to provide relief from various restricting symptoms.