What is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

doctor patientMinimally invasive spine surgery involves the use of specialized instruments and computer-assisted technology to treat conditions of the spine while reducing the rate of complications, length of recovery, and the pain and scarring experienced by the patient. Since they were first introduced in the early 1980s, minimally invasive surgeries have evolved greatly and now offer several advantages over tranditional open surgeries.


Dr. Perez-Cruet explains more on the opportunities and challenges of minimally invasive spine surgery.