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Types of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery in Miami

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If your doctor recommends spinal surgery to treat your back pain, you may feel scared or concerned. Surgery is generally an invasive process that involves long and painful recovery times. However, not all spinal surgeries are this way. Orthopedic surgeons are capable of performing a variety of minimally invasive spinal surgeries to treat many conditions and injuries that cause back pain. The goal of minimally invasive procedures is to treat your pain without using large incisions that are painful during recovery. Reducing the incision size also improves your recovery time and reduces risks of complications like blood loss and infection.

Ask iRISE Spine and Joint about our Miami minimally invasive spinal surgeries by calling us at (888) 966-9750 today.

Different Types of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

At iRISE Spine and Joint, our surgeons will examine your condition and determine if you’re a good candidate for one of the many minimally invasive spinal surgeries we can perform.

Some of the most frequently performed minimally invasive spinal surgeries include:

  • Microendoscopic discectomy: The goal of this procedure is to remove a portion of a herniated disc, which can reduce pressure off the spine. The surgery uses an endoscopic tube with a camera attached to it. This provides the surgeon with a view of the operation without needing to create a large incision to open the site. The surgical instruments used in the procedure are small enough to fit through this tube.
  • Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF): If a disc in your lower back is damaged badly enough, your surgeon may use TLIF to remove it and fuse the surrounding vertebrae together. This reduces pressure off the nerves in the spine and improves the structure of the vertebrae. The advantage of TLIF is it approaches the spine from the side, reducing the need to cut through muscles and soft tissue.
  • Percutaneous image-guided lumbar decompression (PILD): Spinal stenosis can cause the spinal canal to narrow and put pressure on the spine. Surgeons can reduce this pressure in the spinal canal by using PILD, which doesn’t involve any incisions at all. It is performed using a small needle.
  • Facet joint ablation: Surgeons can use a small needle to deliver a controlled burst of electricity to the nerve endings in a damaged facet joint. This cuts off the pain signals caused by conditions like arthritis in the spine.

Talk to iRISE Spine and Joint Today

If you have severe or long-lasting back pain and conservative treatments aren’t working, you may need spinal surgery.

Talk to one of our Miami spinal surgeons about your minimally invasive spinal surgery options.

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8181 NW 36th Street,
Suite 3
Doral, FL 33166

West Dade

5040 NW 7th Street,
Suite 450
Miami, FL 33126


8501 SW. 124th Avenue,
Suite 101
Kendall, FL 33183

Boca Raton

880 NW 13th Street,
Suite 101
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Corporate Office

2385 NW Executive Center Dr.,
Suite 450
Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Delray Beach

3333 Congress Avenue,
Suite 305A
Delray Beach, FL 33445


1103 Banks Road
Margate, FL 33063

Pompano Beach

1600 S. Federal HWY,
Suite 390
Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Coral Springs

1725 N. University Drive,
Suite 325
Coral Springs, FL 33071


6738 W. Sunrise Blvd.,
Suite 106
Plantation, FL 33313

Lake Worth

1926 10th Avenue N.,
Suite 305
Lake Worth, FL 33461


6030 Hollywood Blvd,
Suites 140 & 250
Hollywood, FL 33024

West Palm Beach

5601 Corporate Way,
Suite 119
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Miami Gardens

18441 NW 2nd Avenue,
Suite 113
Miami Gardens, FL 33169

Miami Lakes

7975 NW 154th Street,
Suite 210
Miami Lakes, FL 33016

Fort Myers

8200 College Parkway,
Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919


733 S. Goldenrod Road,
Suite B
Orlando, FL 32822


2333 W. Hillsborough Avenue,
Suite 150
Tampa, FL 33603

Memphis (South)

1775 Pyramid Place,
Suite 112
Memphis, TN 38132

Memphis (North)

5154 Stage Road,
Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38134

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Testimonials and Opinions that Count
  • “I drive from Boynton Beach to go to Coral Springs. The iRISE Spine and Joint staff is kind, attentive and more then happy to help in any way they could after my surgery.”

    - Jacquelene
  • “They really get to know you personally and are genuinely concerned about your health, care, and progress.”

    - Gary
  • “If you have had the opportunity to have Josh work with you it will validate this post. When you talk about being attentive and going above and beyond that for sure defines him.”

    - Luisito