“Minimally invasive” is the phrase you want to hear when discussing surgery of any kind, especially when it comes to your spine. Thanks to modern technology, the doctors at South Texas Spinal Clinic can make significant improvements to your spine using only small incisions and even smaller surgical tools. If you’re in San Antonio or South Texas and you’d like to learn more about minimally invasive spine surgeries, call or schedule an appointment using the convenient booking tool.
In traditional open surgery, the doctor needs to make a large incision to get a better view of, and access to, the treatment area. With minimally invasive surgery, the doctors at South Texas Spinal Clinic make only small incisions through which they thread specialized instruments to perform the work.
There are many advantages to using minimally invasive surgical techniques over open surgery, including:
While minimally invasive techniques are advantageous for surgery on most areas of your body, they are especially so when it comes to your spine. At South Texas Spinal Clinic, the doctors perform the following minimally invasive spinal surgeries:
While the doctors at South Texas Spinal Clinic use minimally invasive surgical techniques whenever possible, every surgery carries some degree of risk. The doctors sit down with you to thoroughly review your options, only turning to surgery when all other avenues have been exhausted in treating your spinal pain
To learn more about the minimally invasive surgical procedures at South Texas Spinal Clinic, call or use the online booking tool to schedule an appointment.