Spinal fusion, also called spondylodesis or spondylosyndesis, is a neurosurgical or orthopedic surgical technique that joins two or more vertebrae. This procedure can be performed at any level in the spine and prevents any movement between the fused vertebrae.
Often, the result is more than just a drop in pain. You may find:
Not all spinal surgeries are covered by health insurance. It is recommended to check with the respective insurance company for specific spine surgeries.
Any surgical procedure that helps in repairing or replacing the spine is called Spine surgery. It helps in repairing the damaged spine and also restores the spine functions.
Few types of Spine surgery are: - Laminectomy or Laminotomy - Foraminotomy - Discectomy or Microdiscectomy - FacetectomySpinal or Vertebral fusion - Disc replacement.
Mostly spinal surgeries require 2 to 3 months to recover. However, it depends on the severity of the surgery and the condition of the patient.
No, not all spine surgeons perform laser surgeries. Kindly check with the respective surgeon.