Minimally-Invasive Lumbar Microdecompression

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Minimally-Invasive Lumbar Microdecompression

This minimally invasive procedure is used to remove overgrown vertebral bone and soft tissue to relieve the compression of nerve roots in the lumbar spine. It is performed through a small incision on the back.

What is minimally-invasive lumbar microdecompression?

This detailed video explains the entire process of minimally-invasive lumbar microdecompression, including preparation, accessing the vertebra, decompression, completing the decompression, ending the procedure, and aftercare. Most patients are discharged from the hospital the same day and can return to their usual activity level within a few weeks of surgery.