The lumbar microdiscectomy procedure is designed for a herniated disc in the lumbar spine. This Surgical Video of L5-S1 Lumbar Microdiscectomy goes over the anatomy of the lumbar spine and the surgical technique in an easy to understand step-by-step manner. This is the companion video to “Explanation of Microdiscectomy for Lumbar Disc Herniation and Leg Pain.”
About the Author: Donald Corenman, MD, DC
Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.