Herniated Disc Video Library

What causes a herniated disc? How does a decompression surgery work on the body? Which surgery is best for a herniated disc? These are all questions that our herniated disc videos can help answer. This library provides anatomy and surgery videos related to herniated discs.
Anterior Cervical Discectomy Video

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) Video

An anterior cervical discectomy involves removing a cervical herniated disc in order to relieve spinal cord or root pressure to alleviate corresponding pain.
Cervical Herniated Disc Video

Cervical Herniated Disc Video

See what a cervical herniated disc looks like and understand its symptoms, causes, and treatments in this animated cervical herniated disc video.
Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy Video

Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy Video

A cervical posterior foraminotomy surgery is performed to remove bone and/or portions of a diseased or herniated disc to relieve neck and arm pain.
Cervical Radiculopathy Interactive Video

Cervical Radiculopathy Interactive Video

Learn how cervical radiculopathy (cervical disc herniation) causes pain by compressing the nerve roots in the neck.
Herniated Disc Video

Herniated Disc Video

See how a herniated disc occurs and how it can cause pain and other symptoms depending on the location of the disc herniation
Lumbar Herniated Disc Video

Lumbar Herniated Disc Video

A herniated disc in the lumbar spine can put pressure on spinal nerve roots, causing pain in the lower back or legs.
Lumbar Micro Endoscopic Discectomy Video

Lumbar Micro Endoscopic Discectomy Video

A lumbar micro endoscopic discectomy is performed through a tubular device and designed to relieve pain caused by herniated discs pressing on nerve roots.
Microdiscectomy Surgery Video: A Spine Surgeon Explains the Procedure

Microdiscectomy Surgery Video: A Spine Surgeon Explains the Procedure

A detailed explanation on the procedure a surgeon follows during microdiscectomy surgery to treat a herniated disc.
Microendoscopic Posterior Cervical Discectomy Video

Microendoscopic Posterior Cervical Discectomy Video

An alternative to ACDF surgery for a cervical herniated disc is to perform the discectomy anteriorly and forego the fusion aspect of the surgery.
Thoracic Herniated Disc Video

Thoracic Herniated Disc Video

The rib cage connects to the thoracic spine. The limited motion and added support from the ribs make the thoracic spine less likely to have a herniated disc occur, however this does occur in a small portion of patients.
Cervical Herniated Disc Treatment Video

Treatment for Cervical Herniated Disc Video

Learn about the different treatment options for cervical herniated disc in this informative video.
Lumbar Herniated Disc Treatment Video

Treatment for Lumbar Herniated Disc Video

Treating lumbar herniated discs may include physical therapy, medications, or possibly surgical procedures.