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4-Minimally Invasive Spinal Decompression FAQs @ Jax Spine & Pain Centers

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Our minimally invasive spine treatment is an exciting and revolutionary treatment to Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. As with most new treatments, it can be difficult and confusing to find answers to your questions regarding the new procedure. That’s why our team at Jax Spine & Pain Centers compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions in order to help you better understand the treatment.

What is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS)?

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, also known as LSS, occurs typically with age when the spinal canal changes in shape and size. It is most common among people over 50 years of age.

How does Superion treat LSS? 

Superion is a minimally invasive approach to treating LSS. Designed with patient comfort and safety in mind, Superion relieves pressure on affected nerves by acting as an extension blocker. Superion is implanted through a tiny tube to minimize tissue damage and blood loss. It’s a simple outpatient procedure with a rapid recovery time and no destabilization of the spine. In order to ensure controlled movement and minimized post-procedure complications, Superion is available in multiple sizes to accommodate varying patient anatomy.

Is a minimally invasive spine treatment effective?

Yes, it is clinically proven to be effective. According to a rigorous FDA clinical trial conducted for lumbar stenosis, Superion is proven to be durable for up to 48 months, providing patients with a reduction in leg pain by 79% at 48 months.

How do I talk to my physician about a minimally invasive spine treatment?

Jax Spine & Pain Centers is the only place in the region to get a minimally invasive spine treatment named Superion. To request an appointment to see if it’s right for you click here: https://jaxspine.com/new-patients/.

Our physicians at Jax Spine & Pain Centers are excited to be on the forefront of revolutionary spine treatments. We are invested in providing our patients with the ‘best’ options for treatment, so you get back to living a healthy life as soon as you can!

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