A neurosurgeon is a trained expert who carries out surgeries of the spine. Spine surgeries include oncologic spine surgery, discectomy, fusion, interspinous spacers, lumbar spine surgery, spinal fracture surgery and back surgery. Surgeries that are carried out for the lower back are lumbar decompression and lumbar fusion. People who experience pain in the lower back may require lumbar decompression to treat the pain that is caused by nerve root pinching.
Decompression surgery usually takes out a small portion of the bone to relieve pinching of the nerve and this reduces pain for a patient.
Lumbar degenerative disc disease causes pain in patients and the only way to relieve the pain is to undergo a lumbar fusion. In order to halt motion on a paining vertebral segment, a spinal fusion surgery uses a bone graft for the procedure.
Spine fusion surgery eliminates back pain by linking …