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  • It's taken several years for the pain to settle down from the Laminectomy and follow up imaging shows that there is less pressure on the nerve root from the protruding disc at L5/S1. Overall, I'm pleased with the results even though it's taken years to get relief. (discectomypain.com)
  • A laminectomy can treat severe spinal stenosis by relieving pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots, provide access to a tumor or other mass lying in or around the spinal cord, or help in tailoring the contour of the vertebral column to correct a spinal deformity such as kyphosis. (wikipedia.org)