Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Philadelphia, PA
NJ Spine & Orthopedic now offers our minimally invasive approach to spine surgery in the Center City district of Philadelphia, PA! Our doctors are proud to bring our unique skill set and cutting-edge treatments to your city. With over 20 years of surgical experience, our doctors are equipped to help you “Get Your Life Back!”
Our board-certified spine surgeons believe that every patient deserves access to personalized care. So, our doctors work with you to create a plan of treatment that relieves your pain and fits with your busy schedule. Our team consults with pain management specialists, physical therapists, and allied health professionals to ensure that all your needs are met. From conservative therapies to minimally invasive procedures, NJ Spine & Ortho has your back!
Restaurants, Hotels, & Sightseeing Near Our Philadelphia Office
Looking for unique dining opportunities near us? For breakfast or brunch, you can’t go wrong with Federal Donuts–your local source for Korean fried chicken and strawberry lavender donuts. For European fare, check out The Dandelion (a British-themed gastropub), Fado Irish Pub, or Parc for a Parisian-style bistro experience. For upscale American eats, enjoy steaks at Barclay Prime near bustling Rittenhouse Square.
Need a place to stay overnight? Book a room at The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square with an on-site steakhouse. If you enjoy sleek modern decor, then consider staying at Le Meridien Philadelphia. Other highly-rated options include Hotel Sofitel Philadelphia, Kimptom Hotel Palomar, and The Dwight D Hotel.
For activities and sightseeing, science buffs will enjoy visiting The Academy of Natural Sciences with its curated dinosaur and butterfly exhibits. The nearby Franklin Institute offers interactive science exhibits on topics such as virtual reality, video games, and space. Buy tickets to the IMAX, Escape Rooms, or Planetarium to enhance your experience.
For 57th story views of the city, take an elevator to the top of the One Liberty Observation Deck. Or, pour over rare books at The Rosenbach.
Back Pain Services at our Philadelphia, PA Orthopedic Center
Back pain and related issues are the most common form of disability in the United States. In fact, right this instant, nearly 31 million Americans are experiencing low back pain. Some of the most common sources of lower back pain include:
- Pinched Nerves or Lumbar Radiculopathy
- Lumbar Herniated Discs
- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
- L4 – L5 Spondylolisthesis
- Spinal Osteoarthritis
- Facet Joint Disease
Whether you live in Philadelphia, PA or Jackson Hole, Wyoming, day-to-day life takes a heavy toll on our spines. To get your pain back on track, our orthopedic surgeons offer minimally invasive treatments for back pain. Minimally invasive means that our procedures cause less pain and postoperative scarring, so you can get back to your busy life as soon as possible.
Our board-certified surgeons are not just masters of minimally invasive techniques–they helped to pioneer them. For example, Dr. Scott Katzman (a graduate of Philadelphia’s Jefferson Medical College) invented a line of high-tech spinal implants. With Dr. Katzman and his team of spine specialists guiding your recovery, you can reclaim your life from chronic pain.
Board-Certified Spine Surgeons in Philadelphia, PA
Our board-certified spine experts at our Philadelphia, PA office use the latest advancements in minimally invasive spine care to get you back on your feet. Our minimally invasive procedures boast some of the following benefits to our patients:
- Smaller incisions
- Less damage to muscles and soft tissues
- Less blood loss
- Often performed as outpatient (or same day) procedures
- Faster recovery times than open procedures
To find out how you too can benefit from minimally invasive care, contact our team of neck, back, and joint experts today!
Frequently Asked Questions About Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Philadelphia, PA
How long is the recovery period after a MISS procedure?
The recovery period after undergoing a minimally invasive spine surgery is 6 weeks. MISS recovery period is much faster than undergoing open spine surgery.
What are the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery?
A few benefits of undergoing a minimally invasive spine surgery are less blood loss during surgery, less pain after surgery, less medication use, faster recovery, and more.
Am I a good candidate for spine surgery?
Good candidates for a MISS are those who suffer severe pain from a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, and spondylolisthesis. However, it is always best to consult with our spine surgeons in the city of Philadelphia to know if you are eligible for minimally invasive spine surgery.