Lumbar Discectomy

This minimally invasive technique is used to remove the herniated portion of a vertebral disc. It is 95% to 98% effective in eliminating leg pain (sciatica) caused by nerve root compression. The procedure is performed through a small incision on the back.


Keyhole discectomy is a procedure carried out to release the pressure on spinal nerves caused by a slipped disc – the body’s shock absorbers that sit between the vertebrae. It can also be used to treat sciatica and chronic back pain