Endoscopic Discectomy


Back and neck pain can occur due to many different reasons. When your pain is no longer temporary a different intervention may be necessary.

If you are suffering from back or neck pain come to Performance Pain & Sports Medicine for expert, quality treatment and care.

Endoscopic Discectomy

Endoscopic Discectomy is the surgical removal of herniated disc/bulging disc material that presses on a nerve root or the spinal cord.



Endoscopic Discectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to remove damaged disc material that is causing pain in the lower back (lumbar). The discectomy is a x-ray (fluoroscope) guided procedure, with direct visualization using an endoscope. A piece of the herniated disc can be pulled out with a grasper, or if it is a small disc bulge or annular tear, it can be treated with a laser, which vaporizes disc material, kills pain nerves inside the disc, and hardens the disc to prevent further leakage of disc material to the surrounding nerves.

What are the Benefits of Endoscopic Discectomy?

Our Endoscopic Discectomy is a minimally invasive procedure that includes the following benefits:

• Minimally Invasive
• Short Recovery
• High Success Rate
• Same Day Procedure


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