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Spine Conditions and Treatments

The Hertfordshire Orthopaedic Centre’s team of surgeons offer a dedicated service to patients with spinal conditions.  We have access to state of the art imaging and technology offering treatment for disc problems, spinal degeneration and deformity.  We manage spinal conditions with conservative treatment such as spinal injections and physiotherapy before undergoing spinal surgery.  We carryout cutting edge surgical techniques including lumbar microdiscectomy, disc decompression and spinal fusion.   Our patients are fully supported throughout their recovery from surgery being regularly followed up in clinic with check x-rays and physiotherapy rehabilitation.


  • Back Pain (causes including mechanical back pain)
  • Degenerative changes in the facet joints or intervertebral discs
  • Sciatica due to prolapsed or herniated lumbar disc
  • Spinal stenosis and degenerative spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Neck Pain (axial)
  • Neck and arm pain due to slipped cervical discs (cervico brachialgia)
  • cervical myelopathy
  • Coccydynia
  • Thoracolumbar fractures
  • Osteoporotic or insufficiency fractures
  • Infection (discitis)


  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Non Destabilising Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal decompression and stabilisation
  • Spinal Fusion and instrumentation
  • Cervical Decompression and Discectomy
  • Spinal Injections for Back Pain
  • Spinal injections for sciatica and stenosis
  • Kyphoplasty