Microscopic / Endoscopic Disc Surgeries
Microscopic/Endoscopic Disc surgery is a Minimal Invasive Surgery where a doctor makes an incision of just 2 inches to insert the endoscopic instrument in order to remove/patch the affected tissue.At BLK Super Speciality Hospital you will be pain-free and on your toes within few days with the Microscopic/Endoscopic Disc Surgeries. The small incision helps in protecting any further tissue destruction which fastens the healing process.
How is the surgery conducted?
The surgery is conducted by inserting an optical endoscope. The instrument is inserted through a very small incision under local anaesthesia where patient remains awake during the procedure. The surgeons remove the affected area while the remainders are shrinked or eliminated with the help of chymopapain. The procedure takes 30-45 minutes. The doctors will counsel the patient before preparing for the surgery.
- Take proper rest
- You will be wearing aspecially fitted plastic corset for one to two weeks
- Physiotherapy sessions will be given following one week of the surgery
- After 6 weeks you will be assisted in strengthening exercises for your back and abdominal muscles
Can I travel immediately after the surgery?
Any activity which may be strain on your back must be avoided. You may travel to office or do routine work at home which should not be strenuous.