Treatment of Back Pain

Facetectomy for Decompressing Nerve Roots

The spinal surgery Facetectomy addresses the problem of degeneration of facet joints. It is a movable joint between the inferior articular process of the vertebra of one vertebra and the superior articular process directly below it.

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Laminoplasty for Cervical Back Pain

Laminoplasty surgery is performed when the spinal problem lies in the neck of the patient (the top part of the spine). Depending upon the pain intensity, response to pain relief medication and the period of pain the decision for surgery is taken.

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Lumbar Laminectomy for Lower Back Pain

Laminectomy is performed to remove portions of the vertebral bone called lamina, so as to relieve pressure off the lamina. A degeneration in this part of the spinal tract results in spinal stenosis, herniated disc and other related conditions.

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Types of Back Pain and Spine Surgery

Back pain is not always a result of soreness in muscles in the lower back. On occasions, the real cause may go deeper into the body than the muscles, in the spinal column and the spinal chord that it houses.

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