Menu
Menu
19 Harley St, London, W1G 9QJ, UK

Intradiscal ozone therapy for lumbar disc herniation

The rationale behind intradiscal O2-O3 therapy is the pain elicited by the mechanical compression of the nerve root, which is associated with periganglionic and periradicular inflammation. This study aimed to determine the effect of intradiscal ozone injection on pain score and satisfaction of patients with low back pain (LBP) secondary to disc herniation. Patients with LBP diagnosed with disc herniation were enrolled in this clinical trial. After prepping and draping the area, intradiscal injection of ozone/oxygen mixture (10 ml, 25mug/ml) was performed under fluoroscopy guide (c-arm). Pain score and patient satisfaction were assessed prior to the injection (baseline) and 1, 3, 6, 12 and 24 months after the injection. Sixty three patients (24 males, 39 females) with mean age of 53.3 +/-2.0 y enrolled in the study. The mean+/-standard deviation (SD) of pain score before intervention was 6.968 +/-0.11. Pain score was reduced to 4.25+/-0.19 at 1 month, 4.33+/-0.20 at 3 months, 4.87 +/-0.21 at 6 months and 5.22 +/-0.20 at 24 months. According to the modified MacNab scale success of pain relief was as follows: excellent: 4 (6.3%), good: 17 (26.98 %), sufficient: 13 (20.63 %), poor: 13 (20.63 %), no result: 11 (17.46%), negative: 4 (6.3 %). Intradiscal ozone therapy was determined to provide improved outcomes in patients with single level of bulging and protrusion

Intradiscal ozone therapy for lumbar disc herniation | London spine clinic john sutcliffe

What our patients say ...

Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Consultant Spinal Anaesthetist

This surgical technique consists of a percutaneous approach for the treatment of small to medium size hernias of the intervertebral disc by laser energy. The main objective is to reduce the intradiscal pressure in the nucleus pulposus

Laser Disc Surgery can be performed under local anaesthetic as a day case at our centre on the prestigious Harley Street.
What is London spine unit and How it Works

The London Spine Unit was established in 2005 and has successfully treated over 5000 patients. All conditions are treated.

treatment of all spinal disorders

The London Spine Unit specialises in Minimally Invasive Treatments allowing rapid recovery and return to normal function

Trusted by patients worldwide

The London Spine Unit provides the highest quality care to all patients and has VIP services for those seeking exceptional services

If you have any emergency Doctor’s need, simply call our 24 hour emergency

Your personal case manager will ensure that you receive the best possible care.

Call Now 

+44 844 589 2020
+44 203 973 8810