Disc Nucleoplasty Treatment

Minimally Invasive Disc Nucleoplasty Surgery in India

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Disc NucleoplastySurgery

Nucleoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure designed to treat back pain or leg pain caused by contained disc herniations. It works by decompressing the nucleus of the disc. Similar to letting air out of a tire, removing tissue from the center of a disc causes a reduction of pressure within the disc. This in turn leads to a reduction in the pressure that the disc applies to other parts of the body, such as nerve roots or the spinal cord.

During the procedure, an instrument is introduced through a needle and placed into the center of the disc where a series of channels are created to remove tissue from the nucleus. As pressure is relieved, pain is reduced, consistent with the clinical results of earlier percutaneous discectomy procedures. There is little tissue trauma and recovery times may be improved in many patients. A herniated disc may occur suddenly in an event such as a fall or an accident, or may occur gradually with repetitive straining of the spine.

Candidates for Disc Nucleoplasty
You are a candidate for disc nucleoplasty if
  • If you are suffering from chronic back pain, back fatigue and rest, medications, medical interventions like steroid injections and physical therapy has not been of help.
  • If you suffer from disc herniation
  • If you suffer from contained spinal disc herniation, i.e, pain radiating down the leg or arm accompanied by back pain not improving with medication and physical therapy.
  • Inflammation and chronic pain, particularly in cases where the nerve roots are pinched or irritated.

How does the Disc Nucleoplasty procedure work?

Nucleoplasty requires the patient to lie on his/her stomach for the lumbar procedure or back for the cervical procedure. The procedure is performed under X-ray guidance to accurately place a needle into the disc. Sedation may be administered by your doctor. A small nick is made in the skin near the spine, and a needle is inserted. The decompression device, called a SpineWand, is then inserted through the needle into the disc and activated to remove tissue. The device and the needle are removed and the small nick is covered with a bandage.

Benefits of Disc Nucleoplasty for herniated or slipped disc, chronic lower back pain, Sciatica
  • Minimally Invasive, Scarless , Minimal Pain & discomfort to the patient
  • Procedure time is less than an hour
  • Minimal Tissue trauma and no risk of complications that may result from open surgery
  • Minimal pain and discomfort to the patient.
  • Quick recovery and Quick relief
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