An endoscope and arthroscope are the exact same instrument. They are small tubes through which surgery is performed. When the tube is placed into a joint, it is referred to as an arthroscopic procedure (arthro meaning joint). When the tube is placed into an area other than a joint, it is called an endoscope. At LSI, we perform endoscopic procedures.
Upper back pain. Conceptual computer artwork showing pain ( represented as the red area) in the upper back. The bones (white) of the torso and arms are shown within an outline (blue) of these parts of the body.
You don’t have to live with the chronic pain of arthritis. Laser Spine Institute offers advanced, minimally invasive, outpatient surgical procedures that can relieve the symptoms of the pain of arthritis in the spine. This outpatient procedure is performed with no hospital stays, no general anesthesia and no lengthy recuperation time,so patients can return to a normal, active lifestyle as quickly as possible. The treatment LSI offers depends on the specific conditions and symptoms caused by arthritis. Please click on Percutaneous Discectomy, Laminotomy and Foraminotomy to view the procedures LSI uses to correct the symptoms caused by arthritis of the spine. For arthritis of the facet joints, LSI utilizes a laser procedure called Facet Thermal Ablation.
All in 5 days
With the advancements made in modern medicine LSI has refined the treatment process for arthritis of the spine and made it so you can feel relief in only 5 days from start to finish. You will receive all the treatment you need such as pre operative testing, surgery, a post operative consultation and physical therapy over these 5 days. Read a few of our previous patient testimonials and see how they took their lives back with our 5 day process.
The Laser Spine Institute takes great pride in staffing doctors, surgeons and support staff that truly believe in providing “Above and Beyond” service for their patients. We recommend you take a few moments to check out our renowned staff of spine surgeons so you can see for yourself.
The expert staff at LSI have compiled an Arthritis of the spine FAQ page to help answer other questions you may have. If you still have a question, or would like to find out how we can help you reclaim your life, feel free to contact us.