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Spinal surgery

Choose the right path for your individual needs

At Practice Plus Group we offer fast access to high quality private back surgery via Self Pay, insured and NHS routes.

 


Spinal surgery types

Discover the different types of back surgery and treatments available at Practice Plus Group centres…

Spinal decompression surgery

Spinal decompression is the relief of pressure on one or many pinched nerves in the spinal column. It can be achieved through surgical and non-surgical techniques.

Discectomy

A surgical procedure, performed using keyhole surgery, during which a portion, or the whole, of a disc in the spinal column is removed to relieve pressure on a spinal nerve.

Epidural injection for pain relief

Epidural steroid injections can temporarily relieve pain caused by inflammation in the spine and improve function.

Facet joint injections

A lumbar facet joint injection involves injecting a small amount of local anesthetic (numbing agent) and/or steroid medication, which can anesthetize the facet joints and block the pain.

Laminectomy

An invasive surgical treatment during which a small portion of the arch of a spinal vertebrae is removed to alleviate pressure on a pinched nerve.

 


Spinal surgery is available at the following hospitals and surgical centres:

News, blogs & events

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Top tips for preparing for surgery

11 November 2022 | Health news

Coming to hospital for surgery means a lot to think about. That’s why we’ve shared our tips for preparing for surgery to help you feel ready and relaxed.

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Event: World Radiography Day

8 November 2022 | Health news

To mark World Radiography Day, we spoke to Sharad Daniel, Senior Radiographer and Jennifer Hill, Lead MRI Radiographer at MSK & Diagnostics, High Wycombe.

Event: Future Surgery Show, 15-16th November 2022

27 October 2022 | Health news

On 16th November 2022 two experts from Practice Plus Group feature in the Future Surgery event and will hold a seminar on how they’ve made same day discharge routine for hip and knee arthroplasty.

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Questions to ask before knee replacement surgery

27 October 2022 | Health news

These questions to ask before knee replacement surgery are an essential part of your preparation plan. Find the answers to your knee surgery questions.