Indirect Decompression / Superion
This minimally invasive procedure is safe and effective for patients suffering from back and leg pain caused by moderate lumbar stenosis. Moreover, this treatment is often recommended for patients who have not experienced pain relief from conservative therapy, such as epidural steroid injections, but still require a treatment that is considered a minimally invasive surgery. A small incision in the lower back to make room for the implant. The Superion implant is then delivered between the spinous process bones resulting in expanding the spinal canal and compressed nerves. This simple procedure can be completed in under one hour and can be done in either the operating room at the hospital or at an outpatient surgical center. The Superion implant allows patients to significantly improve their ambulatory endurance and greatly decrease low back and leg pain and fatigue.