The body has an amazing ability to repair itself but can be its own worst enemy. Consider the inward spikes that sometimes form in the backbone, squeezing nerves and causing pain. These bone spurs, or osteophytes, are the body’s own handiwork, collateral damage from its attempts to repair cartilage. A laminectomy removes this spiky section of backbone, relieving painful pressure.
Treatments We Provide
A laminectomy is merely the first stage of a process. At Advanced Care, a physical therapist works with your doctor to devise a treatment program expressly for you. That program may include any one or combination of the following.