Laser Spine Surgery in Newark, NJ

Oasis Orthopedic & Spine offers Laser Spine Surgery in Newark, NJ

Laser Spine Surgery is a type of surgical procedure that uses a medical laser to remove debris or portions of soft tissue near the spinal cord. Laser Spine Surgery is most appropriate for spine conditions that have a nerve compression component such as a herniated disc or spinal stenosis.

What Happens During a Laser Spine Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ?

The advantage of moving forward with a Laser Spine Surgery, rather than a traditional open back surgery, to treat a nerve compression condition in the spine is multifaceted. Laser Spine Surgery 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

Laser Spine Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ uses advanced laser technology to ensure the best results possible for our patients. During a Laser Spine Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ, a small incision is made to allow the beam of light emanating from the medical laser to reach the affected area. The laser eliminates (via heat) the impeding soft tissue that is compressing the spinal nerve, thus releasing the pressure.

Your Laser Spine Surgery Treatment Plan at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ

The orthopedic surgeons at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ believe surgery should only be considered if all non-surgical treatment options have been exhausted.

At Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Newark, NJ, Laser Spine Surgery can be completed in as few as 1 to 2 hours, depending on your specific spine condition. The surgeon will create a small incision at the surgical site along your spine for the laser beam to pass to through. Laser spine surgeries performed at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Network, NJ are precise in the removal of the soft tissue causing the nerve problems, making results faster. After your laser spine procedure is complete, the small incision is covered with a bandage and you are taken to a recovery room to relax while you come out of anesthesia. After this initial recovery period, you can go home to continue your recovery under the directions of your surgeon.

If you would like to learn more about Laser Spine Surgery at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine in Bloomfield, NJ, request an appointment below.