Case of The Week #1


Case of The Week #1

Case of The Week: Severe Right Leg Weakness, Numbness and Pain from Disk Herniation

56 year old man presented with severe right leg weakness, numbness and pain. MRI seen below shows large disk herniatiation at L5/S1.

Had Minimally invasive L5/S1 microdiskectomy. After 45 minute surgery (incision less than 2cm) woke up with complete relief of his pain.

Now 4 months after surgery has returned to full activities and remains pain free.