Recovery Time and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Have you come to realize that minimally invasive spine surgery may be the best way to overcome your pain and discomfort?
There are benefits when compared to traditional open back surgery, many of which continue to lead patients down this path.
Recovery time is one of the most important aspects of any surgery. While there is nothing more important than knowing that your problem has been addressed, you don’t want to find yourself in the hospital for an extended period of time.
Fortunately, minimally invasive spine surgery allows you to avoid the recovery time that is often associated with other procedures.
In an overall sense, you’re likely to spend less time in the hospital after your procedure. Get this: the average stay for minimally invasive spine surgery is two days or less.
Taking this one step further, there are times when patients are able to return home the same day as their surgery. This depends largely on the patient’s health and type of problem that was corrected, but it’s definitely something to discuss with your medical team.
Along with everything else, minimally invasive spine surgery is associated with less pain at the incision site. Once again, this allows you to return home quickly, all without having to worry about a long recovery time.
There you have it. If you’re seeking yet another reason to consider minimally invasive spine surgery, you should consider the benefits of a short recovery time.