Myths vs. Facts about Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
At The Spine Center, we understand that spine surgery can be a frightening prospect: You have a lot of questions, and you wonder just how the surgery will affect your life moving forward. Your fears may be worsened due to misinformation about spine surgery.
The Spine Center uses the latest procedures and technology to bring a safe, minimally-invasive solution to back pain and serious spinal problems. The procedures Doctor Saqib Siddiqui uses are completely changing the way spine surgery is done. In light of these new, cutting-edge procedures, it’s time to dispel a few myths about back surgery:
MYTH: Back Surgery is Invasive and Complicated
FACT: Doctor Saqib Siddiqui specializes in the latest minimally-invasive back surgery procedures.
The Spine Center uses the newest technology to improve patient outcomes via minimally invasive access that preserves soft tissue structures, improves patient recovery time and reduces complication rates.
This means you’ll get the best possible results with the least amount of intrusion and complications. Many of our patients are cleared to go home the same day as their spine surgery!
MYTH: I Have to Take Significant Time Off Work for Back Surgery
FACT: Getting spine surgery doesn’t have to be a major inconvenience.
By using the latest in minimally-invasive spine surgery technology, Dr. Siddiqui is able to reduce recovery time after surgery significantly. In some cases, our patients are able to go back to work in just a handful of days and many go back home the same day as their surgery.
MYTH: I Don’t Need Back Surgery for My Pain
FACTS: Postponing back surgery can actually cause your problems to worsen: your pain will increase and your quality of life will decrease.
Schedule an appointment with Doctor Saqib Siddiqui at The Spine Center to learn about your options for living a life free from crippling back pain. We offer the latest solutions for minimally invasive spine surgery.
MYTH: Back Surgery Takes Away My Ability to Walk
FACTS: In the past, convention back surgery methods could hamper patient’s ability to walk and enjoy their favorite activities, but Doctor Saqib Siddiqui’s cutting-edge methods don’t.
At The Spine Center, our patients are often able to walk just 2-3 hours after surgery. They’re also able to resume normal activity such as work, exercise, cycling and sports much faster than those who receive traditional back surgery.
The Spine Center is committed to helping you return to normal life as quickly as possible. Our minimally-invasive spine surgery techniques can help reduce downtime and eliminate common complications so you can get on your feet faster than ever before.
MYTH: Finding a Spinal Surgeon is Hard
FACT: The Spine Center is the clear best choice for back pain, spine pain and minimally-invasive surgery!
Don’t spend another moment dealing with back pain: schedule your appointment by calling (210) 963-7093 or schedule an appointment online today.