During weeks 6 to 12 post-lumbar microdiscectomy, increase activity and manage pain for a faster recovery.
Decompression and spinal fusion are the two most common lumbar spine surgeries for patients with lower back pain and leg pain.
Explore non-surgical alternatives to lumbar spine surgery, including specialized conservative treatments, physical therapy, and pain management options.
OTC laxatives relieve constipation after surgery, but prescription meds may be needed if over-the-counter options fail to ease symptoms.
Around 12.5% of traditional microdiscectomies and 10.8% of minimally invasive microdiscectomies have complications.
Outpatient ACDF: A minimally invasive neck surgery with quicker recovery and shorter hospital stay.
Outpatient lumbar fusion: A spine treatment option with shorter recovery times and less time in the hospital.
Outpatient lumbar laminectomy/laminotomy: Minimally invasive, shorter recovery, and less hospital time.
Outpatient posterior cervical foraminotomy and discectomy offer a shorter recovery and reduced hospital stay.
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