We at Tri-State Orthopaedics know that there may be some concerns you have when considering robotic-assisted spine surgery. You may be wondering if the actual procedure is safe, if there are any benefits to using a robot, or what the potential risks may be. Let’s talk about some common problems patients face with regards to Robot-assisted spine surgery so you can have a better understanding of what to expect.
One common concern is safety-“Is the robot safe?” The robotic-assisted system we use is incredibly safe because of its incredible precision. The Mako Robotic-Arm is FDA approved, and our team has been trained in cutting-edge technology to ensure patients receive the highest standards of care. Our surgeons’ expertise, paired with the robot’s advanced capabilities, results in an amazing patient outcome.
Another concern is the supposed benefits. “What is the benefit of robotic-assisted surgery over traditional spine surgery?” The benefits are tremendous! Robotic-assisted spine surgery provides greater accuracy, customized procedures, and faster healing times than traditional surgery. Additionally, robotic-assisted surgery not only provides a shorter hospital stay and outpatient procedures but also minimizes blood loss and other possible complications.
Lastly, we understand that potential complications can be a daunting concern. “What are the risks associated with Robotic-assisted spine surgery?” Any surgery does have risks, and while some potential complications include bleeding, infections, and nerve damage, but our team is equipped with the latest technology and training, which minimizes these risks.
Now, what can you do to best alleviate your concerns? The first step is to educate yourself on every possible aspect related to robotic-assisted spine surgery. Conduct research, take notes, and be well-informed. Another step is to consult with a specialist from our team. We offer a free consultation where you can discuss your concerns and gain a deeper understanding of the procedure while getting answers to any specific questions you may have.
If you are seeking advanced, state-of-the-art robotic-assisted spine surgery options, then Tri-State Orthopaedics is the place to be! Our services are tailored to the unique needs of patients in Memphis and the surrounding areas. Come join our mission to continue the fight against spine pain. Contact us today to schedule your consultation, and let our team help you find the right solution for your needs.