Six questions to ask before you have minimally invasive spine surgery
If you’ve had back pain for some time you may have wondered if you need surgery. You may have heard about minimally invasive spine surgery, but are you a good candidate for such surgery?
Minimally invasive spine surgery is an appealing option for people with chronic back pain caused by certain conditions. It offers smaller incisions, less blood loss, shorter or same-day hospital stays, less pain and shorter recovery.