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Joint Pain Hack

by Mathew John (2020-01-22)

The gold standard for lumbar spinal stenosis Joint Pain Hack Review in surgery is a decompression procedure. This may be a laminectomy, or it may be a laminotomy which involves taking away less bone and therefore contributing less to instability. Over the years there have been numerous attempts to try and introduce minimally invasive options for lumbar decompression.With this new minimally invasive procedure patients do not need implants put in and there is less postoperative pain, and the recovery time is more rapid. The innovative procedure can be done under local anesthesia with some conscious sedation and general anesthesia is not necessary. The area in the epidural space is visualized utilizing fluoroscopy and instruments are used to take away some of the large soft tissue that has overgrown in the spinal canal.This procedure is a less invasive option that has a fairly low risk profile. No long-term large studies have been performed to date utilizing the MILD procedure. It remains to be seen if it shows superiority compared to the current gold standard which as mentioned is a simple laminectomy.