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Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery

Dr. Lali Sekhon, MD

What are the Benefits of Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery?

Minimally-invasive spine surgery encompasses surgery that achieves the following:

  • Small incision
  • Working under a microscope
  • Earlier mobilization
  • Latest techniques
  • Smaller scars/less scar tissue
  • Reduced blood loss
  • Less pain
  • Less soft tissue damage
  • Reduced muscle retraction
  • Decreased postoperative narcotics
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Possibility of performing on outpatient basis
  • Faster recovery
  • Quicker return to work and activities

Dr. Sekhon uses MISS techniques, when appropriate in the neck, back and even brain.

  • Anterior cervical fusions and artificial discs
  • Posterior cervical foraminotomies
  • Lumbar fusions
  • Lumbar microdiscectomies
  • Spinal fusions, performed from the front, back or side
  • kyphoplasty for fractures
  • X’STOP
  • XLIF , DLIF, ILIF, TLIF, PLIF

If you would like to see Dr. Sekhon as a patient, or even if you have questions about how to proceed with a workup, don’t hesitate to call us at (775) 786-3040.