Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally invasive spine surgery is a new kind of technique used in the spine surgery for the treatment of pack back or neck pain which generally occurs due to many kind of spinal disorders , previously during a spine surgery as it was done as and open surgery which means the area which is operating by the surgeon is open with a long incision may be about of 7 inches which helps the surgeon to have a proper look and access to the problem which had to be cure but this causes infection , pain and scarring but with the invention of new kind of technology is far better than the open surgery because in Minimally invasive spine surgery technique the incision is about 1 - 2 inches and this much is sufficient for operation and analyzing the anatomy . whereas due to this technique the chances of quick recovery also enhances , less damage of tissue is there so the person can get recover as soon as possible and can start there life again normally.

This surgery had so many advantages in comparison to the old surgery technology but it also have some disadvantages including :

  • Less damage to the tissues
  • Quick recovery
  • Less pain
  • Loss of blood is low
  • Clear and clean
  • Less damage to the tissues and muscles around the area to be operated.
  • A bonus for those people who were older and unable to have large surgeries, they can have Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Probable for extended operative time
  • May be Congested area
  • If any sudden leaking of fluid or blood occurred then hard for the surgeon to control it
  • Not suitable for every case


As the surgery completes the person is kept under observation because as every surgery is different there recovery time is also different, it totally depends on the internal power of the patient who had the operation

If there is improvement in the condition of the patient then he or she get free from hospital and have rest at there home also but all ways be in touch with the doctor to keep on guiding to provide you tips for the quick recovery after the surgery.


It is important to take care of the patient after surgery beside this a brace is also given to the patient which preserves the muscle function , there braces helps in reducing the pain so that if the person wear that brace on regular basis then later on it will be occasional for the patient that whether he or she want to wear that braces or not , and after a complete check up and if the doctor confirms about the patient to be full fit and fine then the patient can do all the activities again just like he or she use to do before the surgery including :

  • Walking
  • Running
  • Doing house hold works
  • Lifting weight
  • Driving
  • Cycling