Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: A Boon to Medical Treatment

Potential Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Since it requires smaller skin incisions, it prevents blood loss as well as infection.
  • As it involves less cutting of the muscle, the amount of damage is minimal.
  • The risk of postoperative pain and infection is relatively less.
  • You can recover faster while requiring less rehabilitation.
  • Removes the reliance on pain medications after the surgery.

Risk Factors

No matter how minimal, every surgical procedure does have some risk factors and minimally invasive spine surgery is no different. But the number in this case is limited. Whether you live in OKC or any other state, you should see a spine doctor to learn more about the risk factors. They’re including:

How Does MISS Work?

Since spinal nerves, vertebrae and discs are located deep inside the muscle, getting access to them needs moving the muscle tissue away. There will be a microscopic camera at the top of the tool. This will guide the spinal surgeon getting access to the affected area.

Who Is Eligible for MISS?

Your spine doctor will be able to tell which MIS surgery is the right option to treat your spinal disorder. There are some scenarios where Minimally Invasive Surgery is not a safe option as traditional Open Spine Surgery. It’s mainly because certain conditions are not treatable with MISS.

Visit a Spine Surgeon

Whether you’re struggling with back pain, sciatica or disc issues, J, Bridger Cox, MD should be your option. Dr. Cox and his partner are providing exceptional brain and spine care at the largest neurosurgical practice in Oklahoma. Schedule your appointment today.

**Disclaimer: This content is not a medical consultation and also it does not suggest any doctor-patient relationship.

Originally published at on January 25, 2022.



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