Endoscopic Discectomy in Newark, NJ

Oasis Orthopedic & Spine offers Endoscopic Discectomy in Newark, NJ

At Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ, Endoscopic Discectomy spine surgery is a minimally invasive outpatient procedure. Common conditions that can be treated by an Endoscopic Discectomy include:

If you suffer from a painful disc condition and non-surgical treatments are not relieving your symptoms, then you may need to consider an Endoscopic Discectomy.

What Happens During an Endoscopic Discectomy Spine Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ?

Endoscopic Discectomy surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ is a procedure that uses a tubular retractor and an endoscope. A 1 inch or smaller incision is made at the operative site which allows the tubular retractor to be inserted, ending at the targeted area in the spine. Next, the endoscope is inserted through the tubular retractor. This endoscope, essentially a very small camera, captures real-time images that display on a screen. The surgeon uses the images to visualize the area and remove impeding soft tissue, such as herniated disc material. An Endoscopic Discectomy at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Newark, NJ typically takes 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Your Endoscopic Discectomy Treatment Plan at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ

The orthopedic surgeons at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Newark, NJ prefer an Endoscopic Discectomy over traditional back surgery because it has a higher success rate and much less traumatic recovery. Plus, it offers:

  • Smaller incisions
  • Less blood loss
  • Reduced risk of muscle damage
  • Reduced risk of infection and
  • Less rehabilitation required
  • Outpatient procedure

If you would like to learn more about Endoscopic Discectomy spine surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ, request an appointment below.