Typical Procedures

At The NeuroSpine Center we perform an array of procedures to treat a variety of head, neck and back related conditions. Below is a list of some of the typical procedures we perform at our surgery center.

Prior to any procedures our neurosurgeons always recommend conservative treatment options such as physical therapy or pain management. Pain management options would include things like steroid injections or acupuncture.

If you would like an appointment to discuss your options with one of our neurosurgeons please complete our Consultation Reqeust Form to set up an appointment at our main office, Lancaster NeuroScience & Spine Associates.

 

Lumbar Discectomy

A discectomy is a surgical procedure in which a damaged portion of a herniated disc is removed. The damaged section of herniated disc can cause pain, weakness and numbness due to compression and irritation it puts on surrounding nerves. The symptoms can be present in the neck and back or may radiate down the arms […]

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)

The Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF) is a procedure typically used to treat cervial disc herniation using an anterior (from the front) approach. A discectomy is performed which allows the offending disc to be surgically removed which can relieve spinal cord or root pressure, thus alleviating pain, weakness, numbness and tingling associated with the […]

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Laminectomy (Lumbar & Cervical)

Laminectomy is a surgery that removes the lamina (back part of the vertebra that covers the spinal cord) to create space in the spinal canal, which in turn will relieve pressure on the nerves and spinal cord. Laminectomies are typically only used after a variety of other, more conservative, treatments are attempted, such as Physical […]

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Peripheral Nerve Decompression

Peripheral Nerve Decompression encompasses three procedures we perform: Carpal Tunnel Release Ulnar Nerve Decompression Peroneal Nerve Decompression   Carpal Tunnel Release Carpal Tunnel Release is a procedure specifically used to treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The surgeon cuts through the carpal ligament, which in turn creates more room for the nerves and tendons that are causing […]

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Spinal Cord Stimulator

The Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) has become a standard treatment for patients suffering from chronic back pain or have failed to find relief from other treatments. The procedure involves surgically placing a device under the skin. The device has thin, soft wires with electrical leads that are connected to the spine. Mild electric currents are […]

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