• What does minimally invasive spine surgery mean?

    by Dr. Shawn Henry
    on Oct 10th, 2018

This newer and innovative technique that is becoming the new norm is called "Minimally invasive spine surgery". During minimally invasive spine surgery with Dr. Shawn Henry, he will make a tiny incision in your low back. Now, let's see the pros and cons of this new treatment for patients in need of spinal care.

"The muscles around your spine will be spared by simply spreading apart the fibers with specialized instruments to visualize your spinal structures and decompress your spinal nerves. The instruments will be removed and sutures will be used to repair the tiny incisions." says Dr. Henry.

Pros of minimally invasive spine surgery

There are many accepted benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery. They may include:

Dr. Shawn Henry says, "Most patients who choose minimally invasive spine surgery vs traditional surgery enjoy the rapid return to normal activity with less pain. This means you can get back to your lifestyle quickly and safely after minimally invasive spine surgery." 

About Dr. Shawn Henry

Shawn Henry, D.O. is a Fellowship Trained Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon serving at Texas Spine Solutions in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Henry specializes in spine surgery in which his comprehensive treatment includes back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, nerve pain, spinal fracture, and spine pain. He has 15 years of experience in helping patients conquer pain and mobility issues due to spinal problems. Dr. Henry is highly experienced in orthopaedic spine surgery and he uses the most advanced techniques available today to achieve optimum results. He believes strongly in the conservative care approach and utilizes surgery as a last resort.

Dr. Henry earned his medical degree at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating in 1996. He completed a spine surgery fellowship at Texas Back Institute in 2002. Dr. Henry maintains affiliations with several Baylor Medical facilities as well as Texas Health Resource facilities. Call anytime to arrange a consultation with Dr. Henry. He looks forward to meeting new patients.

Texas Spine Solutions

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817.429.4545 located at 3600 W 7th St Suite A, Fort Worth, TX 76107.

We would love to help guide you on this journey!

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