Microdiscectomy in Newark, NJ

Oasis Orthopedic and Spine provides Microdiscectomy Surgery in Newark, NJ

A Microdiscectomy is one of the most common minimally invasive surgical procedures and has a high success rate. Sometimes referred to as microdecompression, this procedure is often used to treat a herniated disc. Other common conditions treated by a Microdiscectomy include:

During a Microdiscectomy, your orthopedic surgeon will remove the portion of the spinal disc that is pressing on the affected nerve, thus causing your pain. At Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Newark, NJ, the primary tools for a Microdiscectomy include a tubular retractor and endoscope. The tubular retractor, which is hollow, is inserted through a very small incision, giving the surgeon access to the area of pain. Next, an endoscope, which is a small tube with a camera on the end, is inserted through the tubular retractor, to locate the damaged material. Then the damaged material is removed. A Microdiscectomy at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Glen Rock, NJ is an outpatient procedure and results can typically be felt immediately after this surgery.

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

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

The experts at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Newark, NJ are ready to help you find relief from your back pain. If you think a Microdiscectomy could be the right treatment option for you, request an appointment below.