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The Spine Center at Kishwaukee Hospital uses the most current evidence-based practices for pre-op education, surgery, and post-operative care to manage pain, reduce risk of complications, maximize outcomes, and increase patient satisfaction. Our goal is to return you to an active lifestyle as quickly as possible. Most patients will be able to walk the first day after surgery, and move toward normal activity in six to 12 weeks. Over 90% of our patients are discharged home within 2-3 days, without the need for an inpatient rehabilitation stay at a nursing home.

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

The orthopedic surgeons who work with KishHealth System offer a range of minimally invasive procedures—also known as laparoscopic or arthroscopic surgery. Using a scope attached to a tiny camera, orthopedic surgeons are able to perform complicated procedures without having to create large incisions. Minimally invasive spine surgery at Kishwaukee Hospital offers many benefits, including:

  • Better outcomes
  • Smaller incisions
  • Faster recovery time
  • Less pain
  • Less scarring and blood loss
  • Reduced risk of post-operative complications

Click on the links below to learn more about the minimally invasive spine procedures offered at Kishwaukee Hospital:

Contact Us

Make an appointment with our Spine Care Coordinator to learn more about our patient-centered process for back surgery or to schedule a tour.

Dave Smith, Spine Care Coordinator

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