See Major Relief with MILD: The Minimally-Invasive Procedure for Low Back Pain
What is the MILD Procedure?
The MILD procedure, or Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression, is a cutting-edge technique used to treat chronic low back pain. This procedure is performed by trained doctors who are skilled in using this advanced technology to help patients manage their chronic pain.
The MILD procedure is a minimally invasive alternative to traditional lumbar decompression surgery. Unlike traditional surgery, the MILD procedure uses small incisions and specialized instruments to access the spine and relieve pressure on the nerves. This results in less pain, faster recovery times, and a lower risk of complications compared to traditional surgery.
During the MILD procedure, the doctor will make a small incision in the patient's low back. Using real-time X-ray guidance, the doctor will then insert a specialized instrument into the incision. This instrument will gently remove small amounts of bone and tissue from the spine, relieving pressure on the nerves and allowing them to function properly.
What are the Benefits and Risks of the MILD Procedure?
The benefits of the MILD procedure are numerous. In addition to the benefits of being minimally invasive, the procedure has a high success rate, with many patients experiencing significant pain relief after the procedure. The procedure is also relatively quick, with most patients being able to go home the same day. The MILD procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis, allowing patients to return to their normal activities more quickly than they would after traditional surgery.
In addition to the benefits of the MILD procedure, there are also some minimal risks associated with the procedure. As with any surgical procedure, there is a small risk of infection, bleeding, and nerve damage. However, these risks are greatly reduced with the MILD procedure due to its minimally invasive nature. The procedure is also typically performed under local anesthesia or mild sedation, which further reduces the risk of complications.
Who Could Benefit from the MILD Procedure?
The MILD procedure is an effective treatment for a variety of conditions that cause chronic low back pain. These conditions include lumbar spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, and herniated discs. If you are experiencing chronic low back pain and are interested in exploring the MILD procedure, a trained doctor can help you determine if the procedure is right for you.
Find Out if the MILD Procedure is Right for You
If you are considering the MILD procedure, it is important to choose a doctor who is experienced in performing the procedure. The doctors at Ospina Medical, Dr. Raj Maniam and Dr. Matthew Kohler, are trained in performing the MILD procedure and can help you get started on your pain management journey. With their expertise and advanced technology, they can help you find relief from chronic low back pain and improve your quality of life.
Author: Camden Rowe
This content was written in-part by OpenAI's ChatGPT and ultimately reviewed, edited, and approved for publication by Ospina Medical's blog manager.