If a picture is worth a thousand words, what about video? Surgery videos are designed to give insight into what is involved with a specific procedure. Deciding to undergo any surgery is not an easy choice. Whether your child is about to undergo
or if you are considering what type of
carpal tunnel surgery
would be best, making the choice to undergo a surgical procedure is not an easy one.
Having information on what to expect generally helps to minimize anxiety and prepare you for what to expect. If you are considering undergoing any of these surgical procedures, use these videos to learn more about the procedure , what questions to ask your surgeon, and what you can do to help ensure a positive outcome.
For those experiencing
will be of interest. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of a space that houses the spinal cord or nerve roots within the spine. A laminectomy is a surgical procedure used to remove the section of the spine called the lamina. The removal of this section is used to decompress the spinal cord and nerve roots, thus relieving pressure and symptoms.
If your child is experiencing scoliosis, this
video of a scoliosis surgery
may be helpful for you. How exactly does this surgery straighten the spine? This animation details how it is done.
Degenerative Disc Disease
is just one of the potential reasons to undergo a spinal fusion. This
spinal fusion video
will detail what is involved in this common spinal surgery.
Are you experiencing low back pain or
secondary to a
Before considering surgery you might be interested in learn more about what is involved with
herniated disc surgery.
Upper Extremity Surgeries
Are you considering
carpal tunnel surgery?
If so then your surgeon may have discussed the different surgical procedures used: the open procedure and the endoscopic. Check out this
carpal tunnel surgery video
and compare the open procedure to the endoscopic release to learn which one might be best for you.
If you’ve sustained a rotator cuff tear, you’ll want to know what
rotator cuff surgery
involves by watching the surgery video on this page. And if you have experienced significant shoulder arthritis, a shoulder replacement might have been suggested. Although not a common surgery, this
shoulder replacement video
will give you insight into how it is done.
Lower Extremity Surgeries
In severe cases of hip osteoarthritis, and when conservative treatment has failed, a
might be the best option. View this
hip replacement video
to view an animation of this surgical procedure.
Just like the hip, significant knee osteoarthritis can sometimes lead to
knee replacment surgery.
knee replacment video
is an animation of what knee replacement surgery involves.
If you’ve had an ACL tear, then you might be considering ACL surgery. There are a variety of choices when considering the type of graft for ACL reconstruction. This
ACL reconstruction video
video is an example an ACL reconstruction using the patella tendon graft.
Have you suffered an
achilles tendon rupture?
Then you’ll want to watch this
Achilles tendon repair video.
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