What is microdiscectomy "back surgery"?

MISS. Micro discectomy surgery is simply the removal of the disc using the microscope to illuminate and magnify the operative site. It may used thru a conventional incision or thru minimally invasive techniques tubes as small as 18 mm. When utilized thru a tubular system or other similar retractor system it is called minimally invadive spinal surgery (miss).

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I have back surgery--microdiscectomy l5s1, what to do?

Take it easy. Microdiscectomy is surgery where they make a very tiny incision to take out your herniated disc to relieve pressure on the nerves. Recovery is faster than traditional surgery. But you should avoid strenuous actvities, bending turning twisting prolonged driving for some time, also you have to strengthen the muscles around your back and the legs. Hope that helps. Read more...

I've had 2 back surgeries- a microdiscectomy at L5/S1 & L4/L5. I've got scar tissue & am still in pain. I use TENS, inversion, PT, Neurontin, Norco, Cymbalta, and am trying injections. Any new ideas/tx for me to try? I'm only 23 & I feel like I'm 80.

Adhesiolysis. Cassara 1st NO more surgeries on your back . FInd an Anesthesiologist in your area who will do a minimal risk type of epidural injection BUT without steroids . This injection is called lysis of adhesions or Adhesiolysis with a medicine called "Hyaluronidase". This injection will break up the scar tissue that has entrapped the nerves in your back. It must be performed with physical therapy. Read more...
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