Back Surgery

There are a number of different types of back surgery. Click on the links below for more information.

Interactive Tool: Should I Consider Surgery for My Low Back Problem?

Should I have surgery for a herniated disc?

Percutaneous discectomy for a herniated disc

Discectomy or microdiscectomy for a herniated disc

Chemonucleolysis for herniated disc

Should I (or my child) have surgery for scoliosis?

Spinal fusion for scoliosis

Spinal fusion (arthrodesis)

Should I have surgery for spinal stenosis?

Decompressive laminectomy for spinal stenosis