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
Surgery. If you’ve been told you need it to treat your back pain, you may not be loving that word right about now. But whether you are having minimally invasive spine surgery or a traditional procedure, you can put your mind at ease simply by knowing what’s ahead.
Why minimally invasive?
What is the recovery like after minimally invasive spine surgery
In bed. In pain. Out of work. For what feels like FOREVER. Is that the impression you have of what it must be like recovering from spine surgery? That may have been the reality for those undergoing traditional or “open” surgerie...Read more
Should you have back surgery or not? It's all about your quality of life. Watch Dr Mark Valente discuss his philosophy on when to have minimally invasive back surgery.
Spine fusion: Some helpful info
A longer hospital stay. Increased blood loss. A prolonged recovery. Those are a few of the negatives associated with traditional spine fusion procedures, and a large part of the reason patients so often seek out top spinal doctors today for minimally invasive spine f...Read more