The following video will give you a good idea about what to expect during a minimally invasive lateral surgery.
The procedure is performed through a small incision in your side to protect your muscles in your back from being cut during surgery.
The goal of the procedure is to reduce back pain by removal of a damaged disc and insertion of implants designed to help your bones fuse together.
At the same time, it also aims to lessen leg pain that you may have by removing pressure on nerves.
We will also discuss the potential advantages of minimally invasive surgery.