Laser Spine Surgery in Glen Rock, NJ
Oasis Orthopedic & Spine offers Laser Spine Surgery in Glen Rock, NJ.
If you are suffering from back pain that is impacting your daily life, know that you are not alone. Researchers estimate up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Risk factors for developing a spine condition are multi-faceted. From your medical health including physical attributes and mental health to how and where you work, the majority of the American population is at risk for developing back pain.
Many spine conditions can be treated with Laser Spine Surgery. Laser spine surgery is a less invasive option than traditional open back surgery. The orthopedic surgeons at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Glen Rock, NJ prefer Laser Spine Surgery over traditional back surgery because it benefits the patients in many ways including:
- Smaller incisions
- Less blood loss
- Reduced risk of muscle damage
- Reduced risk of infection and
- Reduced risk of postoperative pain
- Faster recovery from surgery
- Less rehabilitation required
What Happens During a Laser Spine Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Glen Rock, NJ?
When the nerves in your back are compressed or otherwise experience pressure, you could feel moderate to severe pain. If all non-surgical treatment options to alleviate your pain have been exhausted, your Oasis orthopedic and spine specialist may recommend a lLaser Spine Surgery.
Laser Spine Surgery is a less invasive treatment option when compared to traditional open spine surgery that uses a laser to vaporize the material that is compressing the spinal nerve, thus releasing pressure and pain. Laser spine surgeries performed at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Glen Rock, NJ are precise in the removal of the soft tissue causing the nerve problems, making results and recovery faster.
Your Laser Spine Surgery Treatment Plan at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Glen Rock, NJ
At Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Glen Rock, NJ, we turn to surgery as a last option. Our care philosophy is based on exhausting all non-surgical treatments before turning to surgical treatment to solve your pain.
Laser Spine Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Glen Rock, NJ is an outpatient procedure that can be completed in as little as 1 hour depending on your specific spine condition. A small incision is made to access the required area where the material that is compressing the spinal nerve is vaporized. After the Laser Spine Surgery is complete, you are able to relax in your recovery room for a few hours. After this initial recovery period, you are able to return home to continue your recovery as directed by your orthopedic surgeon.
If you would like to learn more about Laser Spine Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Glen Rock, request an appointment below.