Ask Your Surgeon these 10 Questions About Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

While nobody looks forward to minimally invasive spine surgery, it’s good to know that this type of procedure is available should you need it.

As somebody with little to no knowledge of this subject matter, it’s imperative to consult with an experienced surgeon who can address your concerns, answer your questions, and put your mind at ease.

Here are 10 important questions to ask your surgeon about minimally invasive spine surgery:

·      Can you explain the procedure itself?

·      What types of problems can minimally invasive spine surgery correct?

·      Can minimally invasive spine surgery help eliminate my pain and discomfort?

·      What are the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery?

·      Is minimally invasive spine surgery the same thing as open back surgery?

·      Is it true that the recovery time of minimally invasive spine surgery is much less than traditional surgery?

·      Is physical therapy necessary after the procedure?

·      What type of scarring can I expect?

·      Are there any risks associated with minimally invasive spine surgery?

·      Am I a candidate to consider this procedure?

With answers to these 10 questions, you’ll feel much better about your current situation and what the future will bring in regards to your health.

If you want to discuss these questions, among others, don’t hesitate to contact our office.