Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy

This surgery creates more space for a compressed spinal nerve in your neck. The procedure relieves painful pressure caused by a herniated or degenerative disc.

What is a cervical posterior foraminotomy?

This detailed video explains the entire process of a cervical posterior foraminotomy, including preparation, creating space, and ending the procedure. When the procedure is complete, the incision is closed. Your surgeon will give you specific instructions to aid your recovery.