Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion

Laser Spine Surgery in Houston, TX

Lumbar spinal fusion surgery is a procedure used to treat a variety of conditions in the lower back. Spinal fusion is used for medical conditions including:

  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Scoliosis
  • Break (fracture) of your spinal column
  • Infection of your spinal column
  • Tumor in your spinal column

A minimally invasive spinal fusion uses a smaller incision than traditional spinal fusion surgery. A minimally invasive incision is approximately a 1-inch incision made on one side of the middle of the back vs a 5-6-inch incision with traditional surgery.

Because minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS), does not involve a long incision, it avoids significant damage to the muscles that surround the spine and results in less pain after surgery as well as a faster recovery.

Watch the video below to learn more about minimally invasive spinal fusion and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to our team today. We provide a variety of services for those who suffer from lumbar pain and are committed to helping you function comfortably on a day-to-day basis.

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