A percutaneous discectomy is a surgical treatment that involves removal of disc material that may be inflicting spinal cord or nerve root irritation and inflammation. A discectomy is often performed on bulging herniated, or protrudingdiscs. There are several approaches to performing discectomies however it’s mostly done through minimally invasive procedures.
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Recovery from percutaneous dicectomy
Patients who have undergone discectomy through a minimally invasive approach can usually feel relief quickly following surgery. With soft tissue, however, it’s important to pay close attention to the post-operation guidelines and lifting restrictions per the doctor’s orders to stop the chances of re-herniating the disc. returning to work can rely upon the patient, the extent of the procedure, and also the job description.