A quicker surgical procedure. Less blood loss. A smaller incision. A faster recovery. These are all reasons why minimally invasive spinal surgeries (MIS) are surging in popularity. Another main advantage of this type of spinal surgery, which is a byproduct of all of those other benefits, is the lowe...Read more
JoinÂ Dr. Mark ValenteÂ of the DISC Spine Institute as he discussesÂ ACDF, the most common neck procedure.Â Visit usÂ DISCSpine.com to learn more about conditions,Â procedures or toÂ schedule an appointment.
Is the cost of slipped disc surgery affordable?
If you have a slipped disc, your mind is probably focused on trying to get the pain to go away as quickly as possible. But once you start looking into potential treatments, especially as a worst-case scenario in which you need to have surgery, the cos...Read more
You may have already heard about Minimally Invasive Surgery and wondered if you would be a candidate. Dr. Mark Valente at the DISC Spine Institute discusses Minimally Invasive Surgery candidacy to help you with the question, "Am I a candidate for minimally invasive spine surgery?"
Orthopedic spine surgery involves more than just your time under the knife. The before and after can be even more important, which is why the right preparation is key to the desired outcome.
â€śIf youâ€™re scheduled to have back surgery, youâ€™re probably a little worried about how it will turn o...Read more