When non-surgical treatment such as medications and physical therapy do not give the desired result to relieve symptoms such as prolonged pain or other kinds of complications of the back or spinal cord Spine Surgery is recommended. When there is the exact source of pain such as a herniated disc, scoliosis, or spinal stenosis, the surgery is considered. Usually, spine surgery is typically done as open surgery. This involves opening the operative site with a long cut to facilitate the surgeon to easily view and access the spinal anatomy. Though, technology has greatly advanced up to the point where more spine conditions are easily treated with lesser invasive techniques. The Minimally invasive spine surgery results in shorter operative time and quicker recovery.
Types of Spine Surgery