Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Newark, NJ

Oasis Orthopedic and Spine offers Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Newark, NJ

Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is an advanced procedure that uses smaller incisions than traditional, invasive open back surgery. Minimally invasive spine surgery at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Newark, NJ involves a device called a tubular retractor. This tube-shaped tool with hollow center is used to access the problem area of the spine through a very small incision. The tubular retractor gently pushes aside the muscle and soft tissue around the area, rather than cutting through it like in traditional open back surgeries. Using the hollow center of the tubular retractor, the surgeon uses small tools, an operating microscope, and real-time x-rays to repair the spine.

At Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Newark, NJ, minimally invasive spine surgery is used to treat a wide variety of spine conditions such as:

The tenured experts at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Newark, NJ prefer minimally invasive spine surgery to traditional surgeries because it offers:

  • 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

The minimally invasive spine surgery treatments at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine in Newark, NJ are outpatient procedures so you can go home within hours of surgery. If you think minimally invasive spine surgery could be the right treatment option for your pain, the experts at Oasis Orthopedic and Spine can help. Request an appointment below.