Lumbar Herniated Disc Treatment Video - Spine-health

The most common surgery used to treat a lumbar herniated disc is a microdiscectomy, in which a small incision of between one and one-and-a-half inches is made along the spine; the muscles surrounding the spine are pushed to the side and protective membranes are removed; the herniated disc portion of ……

Total Disc Replacement – Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement

In a total disc replacement surgery the interior, exterior, and endplates of a disc are all replaced with a single surgical implant. Success with total disc replacement depends heavily on patient selection. 1 Artificial disc replacement is recommended for degenerative disc disease that has been confirmed through a rigorous diagnostic process, including identification on an imaging scan.…