Epidural Lysis of Adhesions

Epidural Lysis of Adhesions is known as adhesiolysis or the Racz Procedure. The procedure’s name comes from “adhesion” meaning scar tissue and “lysis” meaning to dissolve or destroy. The procedure has proven effective treating chronic back and neck pain due to scar tissue formation. Scar tissue can form around nerve roots causing constant unrelenting pain. Adhesions are typically formed due to inflammation and irritation in the epidural space.

The procedure has proven effective treating chronic back and neck pain due to scar tissue formation.