Dekompressor Discectomy

Dekompressor discectomy is a least invasive spinal surgery procedure that removes a small part of a herniated disc that is irritating a spinal nerve and causing back or leg pain. In this endoscopic discectomy procedure, patients are under local anesthesia and comfortable. The skin is anesthetized with lidocaine and a small needle cannula is advanced to the herniated disc under x-ray fluoroscopy. A motorized device called Dekompressor with a rotating tip is then inserted into the cannula. When the Dekompressor is turned on, the rotating device drills and extracts out a small portion of the disc, thus decompressing the disc and relieving the affected spinal nerve. This can provide back pain relief for the patient.

What types of conditions can Dekompressor Discectomy Treat?

What are the advantages of having the Dekompressor Discectomy?

  • Local anesthesia
  • Quick return to work and play
  • Same day procedure and return home
  • No incision and no scarring
  • Least invasive procedure
  • Restores function
  • Back pain relief
  • Reduces dependency on medication




  • To see if you are a good candidate for a Dekompressor Endoscopic Discectomy, take our pain evaluation questionnaire and someone from our office will follow-up with you as soon as possible.
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