𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐓𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐋𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐥𝐢𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐝 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐜: 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐮𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐨𝐮𝐬 𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐄𝐑 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐜 𝐃𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 (𝐏𝐋𝐃𝐃)
‘𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐮𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐨𝐮𝐬’ means that this procedure is performed by inserting the laser fibre (via a fine needle) through the skin surface without open surgical wound. In other words, it is a needle approach to treat your back pain (slipped disc).
‘𝐋𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐫’ is a precise heat energy generated from light, delivers to the nucleus pulposus (the core of intervertebral disc). Laser vaporizes the water content of nucleus pulposus, and thereby reducing the internal disc pressure. A reduction of intradiscal pressure will cause the herniated part of the disc to shrink, leading to reduction of nerve root compression.
‘𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐜’ means slipped disc. Slipped disc will be identified through X-Ray or MRI examination, are generally suitable for laser treatment.
‘𝐃𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧’ means to relief pain caused by compression. Once the herniated disc shrinks, it is no longer protruded and compress on the nerve root. You may feel immediate relief from pain.