What is Cervical Endoscopic Foraminotomy?

Cervical Endiscopic ForaminotomyThe cervical endoscopic foraminotomy is a procedure usually performed on an outpatient basis while the patient is under general anesthesia, and can provide relief even when other treatments have failed. If you suffer from a spinal condition or back pain caused by cervical degenerative disease, a pinched nerve due to disc herniation, failed neck surgery syndrome, then endoscopic cervical foraminotomy may be the answer.

Benefits of Cervical Endoscopic Foraminotomy

  • Minimally invasive procedure
  • Small incision
  • Quick recovery
  • Same day surgery with no hospitaliation (outpatient procedure)
  • High success rates
  • Local anesthesia
  • Preservation of spinal mobility
  • Scar tissue formation

Treated Conditions

  • Cervical spine degenerative disease with spinal nerve compression
  • Failed previous neck surgery
  • Cervical spinal nerves pinched by disc herniations and bone spurs

When is Cervical Endoscopic Foraminotomy Recommended?

  • Persistent neck, shoulder, arm pain, tingling, numbness, and muscle weakness in upper extremities.
  • Positive signs of peripheral nerve compression affecting the upper extremeties.
  • symptoms unresponsive to conservative treatments, such as anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy, chiropractic adjustments, and spinal steroid injections for 8-12 weeks.
  • Nerve diagnostic test positive for radiculopathy or nerve irritation.
  • Selective nerve root blocks showing positive indications for pain relief.
  • CT scans, discograms, and MRI showing cervical spinal nerve compression.

For more information about this procedure, please visit our spine educational videos page or contact us today.

 
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