Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally invasive fusions can be done in the neck and back.  They involve very small incisions typically less than an inch long that are suture less (no sutures to remove).  Muscles fibers, ligaments and tendons are meticulously preserved.  There is less operative time, less anesthesia, and less blood loss. These procedures are commonly done as outpatient or overnight stays.  They allow you to return to work and back to a pain free lifestyle quicker than traditional surgery.

Patients can expect:

Hospital Stay
Surgery Type
Minimally Invasive
Blood Loss
Minimal with limited tissue disruption
Recovery Time
Patients often walk out 2 hours after surgery
Surgery Time
Approximately 30 minutes

Not all patients and procedures are the same. The above is an example of what the typical patient can expect from some minimally invasive procedures.

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