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Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery services offered in Appleton, Oshkosh, North Fond du Lac and Fond du Lac, WI

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

“The body when functioning properly will heal itself”

Neurological structures are surrounded by muscles, bones, and ligaments. Achieving the goals of surgery involves disrupting these structures. Although the surrounding tissues can heal with time, they do not usually return to their original form. This can result in longstanding pain following surgery.

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Q & A

What is minimally-invasive surgery?

Minimally-invasive surgery is a philosophy that utilizes modern surgical techniques to achieve the goals of surgery while minimizing damage to the surrounding tissue. The least invasive surgery is no surgery at all.

  • Maximize non-surgical therapy.
  • Prolonged immobility can shorten life
  • Tubular decompression
  • Navigation
  • Robotics
  • Motion preservation

The future?

Endoscopic

Based on training and experience, some surgeons may offer certain minimally invasive surgeries, but not others. Getting second or even third opinions is important. The surgeon must be comfortable doing the surgery, and you must be comfortable with your surgeon.