Microdiscectomy in CLIFTON, NJ


One of the most common minimally invasive surgical procedures at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ is a Microdiscectomy. Sometimes referred to as microdecompression, a Microdiscectomy is commonly used to treat conditions such as:

The most common reasons a Microdiscectomy is recommended at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ are:

  • You have been experiencing pain for more than 6 weeks
  • Medical imaging shows a definitive diagnosis such as a herniated disc.
  • Non-surgical treatments have been exhausted and show no symptom relief.

What Happens During a Microdiscectomy Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ

At Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Clifton, NJ, a Microdiscectomy is performed with the patient lying face down on the surgical table. Your Oasis orthopedic surgeon, using general anesthesia, will use a very small incision to access the area of the spine needing treatment. Based on your specific diagnosis and treatment plan, your Oasis orthopedic surgeon will execute the Microdiscectomy procedure. This process typically takes 1-2 hours but is highly dependent upon your specific condition. You will most likely stay in the hospital for a few hours following your microdiscectomy then can return home to continue your recovery.

Your Microdiscectomy Treatment Plan at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Clifton, NJ

The orthopedic surgeons and specialists at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Clifton, NJ prefer Microdiscectomy procedures over traditional open discectomy procedures because they are faster and less painful. Other benefits of Microdiscectomy surgery include:

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

The team at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Clifton, NJ are ready to help you end your back pain and return to the life you deserve. If you think a Microdiscectomy could be the right treatment option for you, request an appointment below.