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Laminotomy surgeries from Laser Spine Institute can relieve chronic neck and back pain

It can be very difficult to get through the day when you are living with chronic pain. We understand how frustrating this can be. At Laser Spine Institute, our surgeons specialize in minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery, performing more minimally invasive spine surgeries each month than any other surgery center in the world. Our surgeons perform advanced techniques using minimally invasive procedures like laminotomy to treat chronic pain caused by a number of common spine conditions.

Treatment for compression-related pain

If you experience symptoms caused by compression — including radiating pain, tingling, numbness and weakness, your doctor will likely suggest that you try conservative treatment options for pain relief. Common conservative treatment options often include physical therapy, massage, stretching and low-impact exercise.

While the vast majority of patients find relief with conservative treatment, those that do not find relief after several months of conservative treatment may look into surgical treatment options. If your doctor has recommended traditional open neck or back surgery to treat symptoms of compression, we invite you to look at our minimally invasive laminotomy procedure.

Minimally invasive laminotomy

Minimally invasive laminotomy is a safer and effective alternative to traditional open neck and back surgery, helping to relieve pressure on the spinal cord.^ Performed through a small incision, the laminotomy releases compression, while opening up the space in the spinal canal. During the procedure, the surgeon is able to carefully separate your muscles, eliminating any unnecessary cutting and tearing, and reducing your recovery time.

Some of the benefits offered by this procedure, compared to traditional open neck and back surgery, include:

  • Advanced techniques spare the surrounding muscles and tissue from being cut or torn
  • Uses a small incision
  • Performed as an outpatient procedure
  • No lengthy recovery^
  • Reduced risk of infection

With a 98 satisfaction rate, our goal is to always provide you with the best experience and care.

Is laminotomy right for you?

The most common conditions treated by laminotomy include:

Contact a member of our Care Team to learn more about laminotomy and other treatment options available at our center. We will be happy to set up an MRI review to assess your situation and determine if you are a candidate for surgery. Your top priority is to find effective, long-lasting relief. We can help.