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Whats a microdiscectomy?

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Dr. Chintan Sampat
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Spinal Surgery

Microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive surgery to help take the pressure off a "pinched" nerve.
The operation is done with a microscope and small incision to "shave" down the disc that is applying pressure upon a nerve. It can help to relieve pain and pressure upon a nerve and relieve pain radiating into the extremities.

In brief: Spinal Surgery

Microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive surgery to help take the pressure off a "pinched" nerve.
The operation is done with a microscope and small incision to "shave" down the disc that is applying pressure upon a nerve. It can help to relieve pain and pressure upon a nerve and relieve pain radiating into the extremities.
Dr. Chintan Sampat
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