MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY
Minimally invasive surgical techniques, when applicable, can be more clinically expeditious and require less recovery time.
WHAT IS MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY?
This procedure is catalyzed by creating a small incision at the pain source to guide microscopic video cameras and surgical tools to repair damaged spinal areas.
QUICK FACTS ABOUT MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY:
- Reduced risk of blood loss and infection rates
- Minimal postoperative pain compared with full open surgery
- Less inclined to have reliance on pain medication
- Reduced risk of muscle damage
- Less rehabilitation and quicker recovery time required
COMMON CONDITIONS TREATED BY MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY:
- Lumbar spinal stenosis
- Spinal deformities such as scoliosis
- Vertebral compression fractures
- Spinal Tumors
- Herniated Discs
- Degenerative Disc Disorders
- Spinal Infections
AM I A CANDIDATE FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINE SURGERY?
If you have symptoms that have not improved with physical therapy or other forms of conservative care and positive diagnostic results, you may be a candidate for this procedure.