Laminectomy is not considered to be a dangerous procedure when compared to some of the other surgical procedures that are done of other organ systems of the body. It has the same inherent risks that any other surgery would entail.How long is the recovery period of a laminectomy?
Recovery time varies depending on the specific surgical approach, type of anesthesia, your general health, age, and other factors. Physical therapy is an essential part of laminectomy recovery. Gradually you will be able to move with less pain. Average full recovery times range from 4 to 6 weeks and some people require even more time.