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Spinal Stenosis Surgery in Miami

Is a Laminectomy Right for You?

On each vertebra in your spine is a pair of lamina. These are tiny bone structures that serve as a roof over the spinal canal to protect it from harm. Some conditions can cause the lamina to compress into the spinal canal, which puts pressure on the nerves. This is often painful and can limit your range of mobility.

If the laminae are compressed, medical professionals will try to treat them with conservative methods like physical therapy or medication. However, if these conservative methods do not work, a laminectomy may be necessary.

We encourage you to contact iRISE Spine and Joint today to learn more about our spinal stenosis surgery in Miami.

What Is a Laminectomy?

A laminectomy is a spinal surgery with the objective of removing a portion of the lamina from your vertebrae. Surgeons may also remove bone spurs that develop along the ligaments in the spine to compensate for lack of support. Any herniated or damaged discs may also be partially or totally removed. A laminectomy is usually a short procedure that is finished within a couple of hours. Occasionally, surgeons may perform a spinal fusion to connect two or more of the vertebrae together if they need more support. Most patients who undergo laminectomy can leave the hospital after one to three days. Some can even leave the same day.

Who Needs a Laminectomy?

The primary reason surgeons perform laminectomy is to treat spinal stenosis. This is the condition in which the spinal cord narrows, causing the lamina to put pressure on the nerves.

Conditions that cause spinal stenosis include:

  • Herniated discs
  • Degenerative disc disease (DDD)
  • Arthritis
  • Traumatic injury
  • Paget’s bone disease
  • Spine defect

What Are the Risks of a Laminectomy?

Every surgery comes with some form of risk.

Possible complications that can occur during laminectomy include:

  • Infection
  • Nerve damage
  • Loss of spinal fluid
  • Loss of blood
  • Blood clots
  • Allergic reaction

Our surgeons are careful to minimize the risks involved in a laminectomy. Our team at iRISE Spine and Joint will examine the condition of your spine to determine if a laminectomy can produce the best possible outcome for treating your spinal pain.

Turn to iRISE Spine and Joint Today

Our team of healthcare providers specializes in a variety of treatments for automobile accident injuries. Whether you require surgery or can get by with noninvasive treatment methods, we have you covered.

Call our Miami spinal stenosis experts at (888) 966-9750 today to learn more about how we can assist you.

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Doral, FL 33166

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Suite 450
Miami, FL 33126


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Suite 101
Kendall, FL 33183

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Boca Raton, FL 33486

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Delray Beach, FL 33445


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Margate, FL 33063

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Suite 390
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

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1725 N. University Drive,
Suite 325
Coral Springs, FL 33071


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Suite 106
Plantation, FL 33313

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1926 10th Avenue N.,
Suite 305
Lake Worth, FL 33461


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Suites 140 & 250
Hollywood, FL 33024

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5601 Corporate Way,
Suite 119
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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18441 NW 2nd Avenue,
Suite 113
Miami Gardens, FL 33169

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7975 NW 154th Street,
Suite 210
Miami Lakes, FL 33016

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8200 College Parkway,
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919


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Suite B
Orlando, FL 32822


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Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33603

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1775 Pyramid Place,
Suite 112
Memphis, TN 38132

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5154 Stage Road,
Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38134

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