When it comes to your spine, you might have some questions, and guess what? I’ve got you covered! Let’s explore some of the most frequently asked questions together…
Q. What is minimally invasive spine surgery, and how does it differ from traditional surgery?
A. Minimally invasive spine surgery utilizes advanced techniques and technology to perform procedures through small incisions, resulting in less tissue damage and faster recovery compared to traditional open surgery.
Q. Am I a candidate for minimally invasive spine surgery?
A. Most spine conditions can be addressed utilizing minimally invasive spine surgery techniques but not all spine conditions may be suitable. It’s best to schedule a consultation to discuss your condition in detail.
Q. What conditions can be treated with minimally invasive techniques?
A. Minimally invasive spine surgery can address various conditions, including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, and some types of spinal deformities.
Q. Is minimally invasive spine surgery safe?
A. Yes, when performed by an experienced and qualified spine surgeon, minimally invasive procedures are generally safe. As with any surgery, there are risks, but they are usually lower compared to traditional open surgery.
Q. How long does the recovery process take after minimally invasive spine surgery?
A. Recovery times vary depending on the specific procedure and individual factors. However, patients typically experience a faster recovery compared to traditional surgery, with many returning to light activities within a few weeks.
If you have any additional questions or need further clarification, don’t hesitate to let me know. My team and I are here to support you on your path to a healthier and happier spine!