What is Motion Preservation Surgery?
Motion preservation surgery is a relatively new type of spine surgery that may be performed on selected patients as an alternative to traditional spinal fusion surgery. While traditional fusion surgery has been an effective option to reduce pain and treat certain spinal conditions, it can affect the natural movement of the spine and prevent you from performing certain activities. Motion preservation surgery uses special devices and implants that allow a greater amount of mobility when compared to traditional surgical methods.
What are the Advantages of Motion Preservation Surgery?
Some of the advantages include the following:
- Less invasive procedure
- Less pain and blood loss
- Faster recovery
- Greater spinal mobility compared to traditional procedures