Surgery Video Directory: Videos on Back Surgery, Fusion, Decompression

Surgery Video Directory

If you're about to undergo back or spine surgery, understanding what the process involves is important. Even if you're just looking into your options, keeping informed about the procedures can be vital to health. Our up-to-date surgery video directory provides a listing of all of our surgery-related videos. Also see our video section about Spinal Fusion Videos.

Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) Video
ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Video
Anterior lumbar interbody fusion is performed by approaching the spine through the abdomen inserting a bone graft to help the vertebrae to fuse together.
Titan Spine Video
ALIF Video: ALIF Surgery with the Endoskeleton TA Interbody Fusion Device from Titan Spine (Sponsored)
Demonstration of ALIF surgery with the interbody cage Endoskeleton TA by Titan Spine (sponsored video).
Video: Am I a Candidate for Back Surgery?
Video: Am I a Candidate for Back Surgery?
Find out the process that is used to determine if back surgery might be the best treatment path for your condition. Rarely is back surgery the only option.
Anterior Cervical Corpectomy Video
Anterior Cervical Corpectomy Video
An anterior cervical corpectomy is performed when cervical disease encompasses more than just the disc space which is caused by bone spur growth.
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 Laminectomy Video
Cervical Laminectomy Video
In a cervical laminectomy procedure, a portion of bone is removed from the spine in the neck to relieve pressure caused by cervical spinal stenosis.
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.
IDET Interactive Video
IDET Interactive Video
IDET is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to treat patients with chronic low back pain that is caused by tears or small herniations of their lumbar discs.
Interbody Spine Fusion Surgery Video
Interbody Spine Fusion Surgery Video
See how an interbody spine fusion is designed to be a less invasive way of obtaining a spinal fusion.
Interspinous Process Spacers Video
Interspinous Process Spacers - A New Development in Spinal Stenosis Treatment Video
Interspinious process spacers can be used as an alternative to a laminectomy procedure to treat pain from spinal stenosis.
Intrathecal Pump Implant Video
Intrathecal Pump Implant Video
An intrathecal pump works to relieve chronic pain by inserting small amounts of medicine directly into the intrathecal space (area surrounding the spinal cord).
Kyphoplasty Video
Kyphoplasty: Osteoporosis Fracture Treatment Video
Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used for treating fractures caused by osteoporosis.
Laminaplasty Neck Surgery Video
Laminaplasty Neck Surgery Video
Laminaplasty is a procedure that treats cervical spinal stenosis by creating more space for the spinal cord and nerve roots, immediately relieving pressure.
Laminectomy Surgery Video
Laminectomy Back Surgery for Spinal Stenosis Video
Watch a step-by-step overview on how laminectomy surgery is performed to alleviate pain caused by neural impingement resulting from spinal stenosis.
Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF) Video
Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF) Video
Lateral lumbar interbody fusion (XLIF) is a minimally-invasive procedure used to treat leg or back pain generally caused by degenerative disc disease.
Lumbar Corpectomy Surgery Video
Lumbar Corpectomy Surgery Video
Step-by-step overview on how lumbar corpectomy is performed to relive pain caused when diseased or damaged bone blocks and pinches the spinal cord.
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
Microdiscectomy: Lumbar Microdecompression Spine Surgery Video
This video gives a clear picture of how a microdiscectomy can help to alleviate pain caused by a herniated disc.
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.
Motion Preservation Procedures Video
Motion Preservation Procedures Video
Learn the difference between the various surgical procedures and how they limit or enable motion between vertebral segments.
Multi-level Spinal Fusion Video
Multi-level Spinal Fusion Video
Dr. Jeffrey Spivak reviews the process for deciding to undergo a multi-level spinal fusion for spinal deformities such as scoliosis or spondylolisthesis.
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) Video
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF) Video
Posterior lumbar interbody fusion is performed by approaching the spine through the low back and using a bone graft to help the vertebrae to fuse together.
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Video
Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Video
Learn how a spinal cord stimulator implant uses electric pulses to help block pain signals to the brain.
Spine Fusion Surgery Video
Spine Fusion Surgery Video
Watch how spinal fusion surgery can stop the motion at a painful vertebral segment, helping to relieve pain from degenerative disc disease or spondylolisthesis.
Back Surgery Video: How Spinal Fusion Stops Back Pain
Back Surgery Video: How Spinal Fusion Stops Back Pain
Learn about spinal fusion surgery from a surgeon’s viewpoint and how it can help alleviate back pain.
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Spine Surgery With Robotics Video: Spine Surgery with Mazor Robotics Renaissance™ Guidance System (Sponsored)
Mazor Robotics' Renaissance™ guidance system can enable spine surgeons to perform complex spine surgeries and minimally invasive surgery (MIS) techniques.
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) Video
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) Video
Watch how a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) procedure fuses the anterior and posterior columns of the spine through a posterior approach.
Total Disc Replacement Back Surgery Video
Total Disc Replacement Back Surgery Video
Total or artificial disc replacement is a procedure that aims to restore the physiologic motion a person would have with a healthy disc.
Vertebral Augmentation Video
Vertebral Augmentation Video
Vertebral augmentation is a surgical procedure used to treat a compression fracture of the spine similar to other procedures like kyphoplasty or vertebroplasty.
Vertebroplasty Interactive Video
Vertebroplasty Interactive Video
View a step-by-step guide how vertebroplasty, a minimally invasive procedure, stabilizes a spinal fracture and stops the pain caused by the fracture.
X-STOP Interactive Video
X-STOP Interactive Video
From a surgeon’s viewpoint see how X-STOP, a minimally invasive surgical procedure, is designed to relieve symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis.