Treatment Information

Consultation Hours

Reception Hours

Mon.-Sat.: 9:00-17:00

Consultation Hours

  Mon. Tues. Weds. Thurs. Fri. Sat. Sun.
9:00~10:45 × ×
15:00~16:30 × ×

Consultations are by appointment only. We ask that patients who would like an examination, diagnosis, or treatment visit us after making an appointment.

Targeted Conditions

Targeted Conditions

Herniated Discs , Spinal Canal Stenosis , Intervertebral Disc Degeneration , Spondylolisthesis , Partial Spondylolisthesis , Spondylolysis , Lumbar Instability , Degenerative Lumbar Scoliosis


Low Back Pain , Sciatica , Neuralgia , Numbness in the Legs , Pain When Walking

Treatment Facilities

Recovery RoomRecovery Room

Treatment Flow

  1. Inquiry
    We are an appointment-only clinic, so before you decide to visit us please call us to make an appointment. For further information or if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
  2. Remote Image Diagnostic Service
    Remote Image Diagnostic Service
    To ensure in that you are a good candidate for treatment at the clinic prior to your visit to Japan, you can forward us a recent MRI for our doctor to review and determine for free. If you are located nearby and you wish to undergo the MRI and X-ray scan at our clinic, you can call us to make an appointment.
  3. Choose Operation Date
    Choose Operation Date
    If your diagnose confirms that your condition makes you a good candidate for treatment, you can proceed with scheduling the operation date.
  4. Travel Preparations
    Travel Preparations
    Hospitalization is not required, so you will be discharged on the same day of the treatment. Obtaining a Japanese tourist visa will be enough, in case you are required to have one to enter the country. Patients are supposed to take care of their own visas, travel and accommodation arrangements.
  5. Pre-treatment Consultation
    Pre-treatment Consultation
    Upon arrival to the clinic the patient undergoes MRI and X-ray scan and an examination by the physician in charge, who according to the final diagnose determines the most suitable treatment option, followed by a detailed explanation.
  6. Treatment
    Treatment is conducted under local anesthesia, and it takes about 15-60 minutes, depending on the treatment method and number of treated discs.
  7. Same-Day Discharge
    Same-Day Discharge
    After resting for 1~2 hours and receiving a post-operative check by the operating physician, the patient is discharged and free to return home.
  8. Post-treatment Follow-up
    Post-treatment Follow-up
    We will contact you periodically to monitor your recovery progress. You should also feel free to contact us if you are unsure about anything.

Hospital Overview

NLC Nonaka Lumbago Clinic
Clinic Name
NLC Nonaka Lumbago Clinic
Yasuyuki Nonaka
1-1-35, Nishiawaji, Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, 533-0031, Japan
IMC International Medical Center Building
Telephone Number
Email Address
Reception Hours
Mon.-Sat.: 9:00-17:00
Days Closed
Weds./Sun./national holidays/New Year holiday
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