Orthopedic spine surgery
spine surgery that is performed today is of the minimally invasive type
Surgeon who usually does treatment for the bone and joint disorders are those who also perform the orthopedic spine surgery.
These surgeons know what they do and it is better consult them in details and clarify any of the doubts you have regarding the risks and complications involved in the orthopedic spine surgery.
In the minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery the internal surgery area in our body can be viewed with the help of the instrument called the endoscope.
The endoscope is inserted in to the body through small incisions that are made in our body. The incisions made for this purpose are usually around one inch in diameter.
Two to four such incisions are required to insert the surgical instruments in to our body for performing an orthopedic spine surgery.
The main reason for going for this minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery is the speed of recovery associated with it and the minimal injury to the surrounding tissues in the area in which the orthopedic spine surgery is done.
With the short recovery time of the orthopedic spine surgery using the endoscopic method the patient can return to work very soon. This is one of the major advantages of an endoscopic orthopedic spine surgery than the traditional surgery that requires longer recovery time.
The scars that arise out of the orthopedic spine surgery are small whereas the scars from a traditional surgery are very large.There are many types of orthopedic spine surgery that is done on a patient.
The disc surgery is an orthopedic spine surgery that is used to treat sciatica. Numbness and weakness in the legs are caused due to this and an orthopedic spine disc surgery is used to treat these problems.
Herniated discs are treated using an orthopedic spine surgery and care should be taken to diagnose the patients since all of the patients are not the right candidate for an orthopedic spine surgery.
Spinal stenosis surgery, spinal fusion surgery, microscopic lumbar discectomy, scoliosis and kyphosis surgery are some of the types of orthopedic spine surgery that are performed on a patient.