What type of surgery is performed to treat spinal stenosis?
Three common types of spinal stenosis surgery include: Laminectomy. This is the most common one. Your doctor takes out the bone, spurs, and ligaments that are putting pressure on your nerves. ... Spinal fusion. Doctors sometimes do this along with a laminectomy. ... Foraminotomy. In this procedure, a surgeon expands the portion of the vertebrae where the nerve roots branch out to the rest of your body.
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