Spinal stenosis surgery
Spinal stenosis surgery is a surgical procedure performed to treat spinal stenosis, a condition in which the spinal canal narrows and puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerve roots. This operation can be an effective treatment option for patients who experience severe symptoms and have not received sufficient relief through conservative treatment.
Groruddalsklinikken is a recognized clinic in Norway that specializes in various orthopedic treatments, including spinal stenosis surgery. The clinic has an experienced team of surgeons and healthcare personnel who work together to give patients the best possible care and treatment.
Before a spinal stenosis operation, the patient will undergo thorough medical assessments and diagnostic tests to confirm the diagnosis and evaluate the degree of spinal stenosis. This may include X-rays, MRI or CT scans, as well as neurological tests to assess the function of the spinal cord and nerve roots.
During the actual operation, the patient will be given general anesthesia to ensure that they are unconscious and pain-free throughout the procedure. The surgeon will then make an incision in the back and remove parts of the narrowed area of the spinal canal. This may involve the removal of bone, ligaments or other tissue that puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerve roots. The purpose of the operation is to free up space in the spinal canal and reduce the pressure on the affected structures.
After the operation, the patient will be closely monitored in a recovery unit to ensure that they recover well from the anaesthesia. Pain relief will be administered, and the patient may be instructed on proper wound care and any limitations in their activities. Physiotherapy can also be part of the rehabilitation process to help the patient restore strength and mobility in the back.
It is important to note that the results of spinal stenosis surgery can vary from person to person. While some patients experience significant relief of symptoms and improved function, others may experience minor improvements or no change in their condition. It is therefore important to have realistic expectations and discuss potential risks and benefits with the surgeon before making the decision to undergo the operation.
Groruddalsklinikken is known for its expertise in orthopedic surgery, including spinal stenosis surgery. The clinic has a good reputation among patients and has a dedicated team of specialists who work together to provide the best possible treatment and care. Patients can expect to be met with professionalism, care and respect throughout the treatment process.
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