Nucleoplasty is a minimally invasive, image-guided therapy used to treat back pain and leg pain caused by herniated discs. It is performed in an outpatient setting, this procedure uses a needle that emits radio waves to shrink a disc bulge and on the nerves responsible for causing pain.
The procedure usually takes less than an hour.
Contained Disc Herniations
The spin is composed of a series of bones called the vertebrae. Each of these bones is connected by a disc, made of a tough outer layer and a gel-like center called the nucleus pulposus. A healthy disc is like the shock absorber of an automobile, providing a cushion against jolts caused by simple movements like running or jumping.
If the protective shell of the disc is damaged by injury or weakened by age, a portion of the shell can give way to pressure causing the gel-like nucleus to either bulge or leak out. This is also called herniated or slipped disc. A herniated disc can press on the nerves and cause pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the back and/or leg.
Benefits of Nucleoplasty
- Minimally invasive; performed using x-ray guidance
- Elimination of general anesthesia
- Elimination of complications that may result from open surgery
- Outpatient Procedure
- No overnight hospitalization required
- Procedure time takes less than an hour
- Rapid recovery time
- Patients can go home the same day of treatment
- Quick symptoms relief within two weeks for most patients
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