Endoscopic Spine Surgery is a type of state-of-the-art surgery that uses insertion of small tubular systems and endoscope with help of tiny incisions. This type of surgery provides patients with quicker recovery and less pain than traditional spine surgery. With experienced hands, most of procedures are very safe and the patient gets back to walk same day, if already mobile. Some of the spinal conditions treated with this technique are degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, spinal tumors and spinal stenosis. It is a less risky, less invasive option compared to traditional open spine surgery. Although the goals of this surgery are the same as open traditional procedures.
Endoscopic spine surgery is an attractive option for patients with quicker recovery after surgery, less post-operative pain, and smaller incisions and minimal soft tissue damage. It also leaves no scars and has cosmetic appeal.