During a lumbar laminectomy, a spinal surgeon removes pressure on spinal nerves in the lumbar spine (lower back) by opening the spinal canal and making it larger. In a posterior procedure this is done through an incision made in the patient’s back.
PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, injections have many purposes. They are often compared to stem cell injections wherein a part of the body is removed and then re-injected into another area to aid in healing
Those who experience pain in their joints, it can be hard to carry out daily activities. Pain-relieving injections like cortisone, however, often provide the relief patients need to get on with their day.