What is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?
“Now, due to this new procedure, patients on average require 50% less pain medication and recover faster. It’s conceivable that a patient could be resuming daily activities within days of the surgery.“
Only a few surgeons around the country are performing true minimally invasive spine fusions, including Dr. Thomas Loftus at Austin Neurosurgical Institute. MISS has expanded to include spinal fusions. Few surgeons around the country are performing true minimally invasive spine fusions. With much smaller incisions, significantly less post-operative pain and equivalent or better outcomes than traditional open techniques, minimally invasive spine surgery has revolutionized spine surgery. It is clinically proven to decrease post-operative pain medicine usage by 50% and reduce hospitalization time by approximately 30%. ANI recommends minimally invasive spine surgery as the optimal choice. Austin Neurosurgical Institute is dedicated to helping patients return to the level of health they expect.