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Spine Procedures

Percutaneous Stem Cell Placement

Under live fluroscopic x-ray guidance a 1cm incision is made in the skin.


The long tube is then advanced into the disc space.


A long tube is passed thought the incision.

The damaged disc is removed

Nerve monitoring is used along with x-ray guidance to safely avoid the nerves.


The damaged disc is removed

This procedure takes less than an hour to replace the damaged disc with healthy stem cells. It is normally done as an outpatient procedure. It can be done under local ansethesia but the majority of patients prefer general anesthesia.


A ballon like mesh is then placed in the disc space and filled with stem cell.


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