A discectomy is a procedure to remove pieces of a ruptured disc that are causing pressure on a nerve. A laminectomy is done to remove arthritic bone from the spine to widen the spinal canal and create more space for the nerves.
Is spinal surgery right for you? View our video below to learn more about spinal procedures. We also invite you to schedule a consultation with one of the spine surgeons in our Greenwich Spine Center.