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Looking to learn how laminectomy may help reduce pressure on spinal nerves and treat conditions like spinal stenosis? You’re in the right place. Read on to discover the patient experience and comprehensive care provided by the experts at the Center for Functional Restoration of the Spine, with convenient office locations in Shrewsbury, Toms River, and Edison.

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Meet the Providers at the Center for Functional Restoration of the Spine

Our Mission Your Recovery and Comfort

At the Center for Functional Restoration of the Spine, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive care and advanced treatments to our patients. One of the procedures our medical team specializes in is laminectomy, a surgical technique designed to alleviate pressure on spinal nerves and address conditions such as spinal stenosis.

Understanding Laminectomy Your Questions Answered

Laminectomy is a surgical procedure aimed at enlarging the spinal canal to reduce pressure on the spinal nerves. During this surgery, our skilled orthopedic specialists remove the lamina, the bony back portion of the spine that covers the spinal canal, at the site where nerve irritation is occurring. 

This allows our surgeons to access and remove any bone spurs that may be pressing on the nerves, thereby reducing irritation and inflammation. In some cases, a laminectomy may also involve the partial removal of facet joints or portions of the discs, depending on the patient's unique condition and needs.

Laminectomy for Spinal Stenosis

Laminectomy is a highly effective procedure, often recommended for patients suffering from spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is characterized by the narrowing of the spinal canal, which can result in chronic back pain and discomfort. This condition is particularly prevalent in individuals over the age of 65, as most back pain in this age group is attributed to degenerative changes in the intervertebral discs and spinal joints. These degenerative changes can lead to painful pressure on the nerves that transmit signals through the spinal canal. Laminectomy serves as a crucial intervention to alleviate this pressure and improve the patient's quality of life.

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What to Expect from Your Laminectomy

At the Center for Functional Restoration of the Spine, we prioritize patient comfort and a swift recovery process. After a laminectomy, most patients can expect to get up and start moving within a few hours post-surgery. In many cases, patients can return home once their medical condition stabilizes, which typically occurs within one to two days after the procedure.

Our expert medical team is dedicated to ensuring that each patient's laminectomy experience is as smooth and comfortable as possible. We take pride in delivering exceptional care and tailored treatment plans to address the unique needs of every individual. If you have any questions or concerns, you can always ask your orthopedist or nurse practitioner.

We Make It Our Business to Make You Feel Better

At the Center for the Functional Restoration of the Spine, we extend a warm welcome to you. Our commitment revolves around the precise diagnosis and effective treatment of an extensive spectrum of spinal disorders and back ailments. Situated conveniently in Shrewsbury, Toms River, and Edison, New Jersey, our practice is under the expert leadership of renowned orthopedic spine specialists, Dr. Steve Paragioudakis and Dr. Marc Menkowitz. Working alongside our compassionate team of healthcare professionals and dedicated support staff, our daily mission is clear: to provide our patients with the highest standard of care within an inviting and accommodating setting.

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When Surgery Is Needed, It’s Worth Doing Right

Laminectomy is a specialized surgical procedure that offers relief to individuals suffering from spinal stenosis and related conditions. At the Center for Functional Restoration of the Spine, our commitment to comprehensive care, cutting-edge techniques, and patient well-being drives us to provide exceptional laminectomy services. 

Our mission drives us to prioritize minimally invasive, non-surgical treatments, but your medical team will always make your needs the central decisive factor. If surgery is the best treatment for your pain, expect to receive the height of tech-forward care immediately.

If you are experiencing chronic back pain or spinal issues, we encourage you to reach out to our team to learn more about how we can help you regain your quality of life through laminectomy and comprehensive orthopedic care.

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