Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Endoscopic spine surgery is a minimally invasive procedure in which microscopic incisions are made and small tubes are inserted to perform spinal surgery. This type of spinal surgery is different from a traditional spinal surgery in that it doesn’t require opening you all the way up. Because it is less invasive than traditional spinal surgery, endoscopic spine surgery minimizes pain and lessens recovery time so you can experience relief from back pain faster. AICA Orthopedics spine specialists are some of the best in their field when it comes to endoscopic spine surgery. To learn more about endoscopic spinal surgery and to find out if this type of spinal surgery is an option for your pain or injury, visit our experienced doctors at AICA Orthopedics.

Do I Need Endoscopic Spine Surgery?

AICA Orthopedics spinal surgeons have extensive knowledge and experience performing endoscopic spine surgeries to provide relief from pain from different types of spinal conditions. Endoscopic spinal surgery can help ease pain from back conditions such as degenerative disc disease, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, kyphosis, back tumors, spinal compression fractures, or other types of spinal trauma. Whatever your spinal pain, whether chronic pain, injury, or other health concern, rest assured that you are in highly skilled and qualified hands when you turn to our experienced spinal specialists at AICA Orthopedics for a solution to your back condition.

About Endoscopic Spinal Surgery

Endoscopic spinal surgery involves using special instruments and video cameras to give spinal surgeries access to the spine through very small incisions. Once the small incisions are made, surgeons use a series of small tubes to access the damaged or injured vertebrae. A guidewire is placed with the use of fluoroscopy to find the damaged disc and move apart the tissue to get to the problematic vertebrae. Once they have access, the expert orthopedic spinal specialists are able to relieve the pressure that herniated discs are placing on nerves or correct other spinal issues as well. Spinal surgeons at AICA Orthopedics perform the surgery through a tubular retractor. With the use of a camera inserted through one of the incisions, spinal surgeons use surgical instruments to move bone and tissue out of the way and remove a portion of a herniated disc or correct problematic vertebrae to relieve pressure and pain in the compressed nerve. After achieving the goal of endoscopic spinal surgery, the tubal retractor and instruments are removed and the incisions are closed. Because it is a minimally invasive procedure, this surgery is most often performed as an outpatient surgery requiring a less than 24-hour stay.

A Comprehensive Treatment Plan Just For You

At AICA Orthopedics, we offer a comprehensive treatment plan to treat chronic back pain and we see it through from start to finish. We offer a variety of services all in one convenient location. From MRI scans or X Rays for accurate diagnosis to treatment from orthopedic and spinal specialists all the way through recovery, our team of physical therapists, pain management specialists, chiropractors, neurosurgeons, and orthopedic specialists are here to help. Receive comprehensive treatment and specialized care to fit your individual needs at AICA Orthopedics. We want nothing more than to improve your quality of life and see you live your life free from pain and injury.

Advantages of Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Endoscopic Spine Surgery

This type of spinal procedure has a lot of advantages over traditional spinal surgeries. For starters, a small incision is made versus a larger incision when having to open up the back fully. This type of endoscopic spinal surgery, because it is minimally invasive, is a same-day surgery that has a high success rate, doesn’t require as much pain medication, and has a quicker overall recovery time. With so many benefits to this type of spinal surgery, it’s easy to see why this is a preferred method over a more traditional approach. To find out if you are a candidate for this type of spinal al surgery to alleviate back pain, call AICA Orthopedics today. Don’t delay! Help for chronic back pain is just a phone call away.

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