Advance Spine Surgery - Puerto Vallarta - Riviera Nayarit - Mexico
Specialist in Spine and Back Surgery
Our Orthopedic Specialist have extensive knowledge in the care and treatment of all spinal conditions, including congenital deformities, degenerative diseases, spinal tumors, and spinal trauma, in both adults and children.
Members of professional spine societies, including the Mexican Association of Spinal Surgeons (AMCICO), the AOSpine, the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the Mexican Federation of Orthopedic and Traumatology Colleges (FEMECOT), as well as local medical societies. The Orthopedic Team are continually strive to increase our awareness of new advances in the field by attending meetings and courses to learn about the latest advances in spinal care and surgery.
Dr. Oscar Ivan Morales
Dr. Max Greig
Dr. Gustavo Navarro
Conservative Treatments & Surgical Procedures for all type of Spine Disorders
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)
This type of surgery uses smaller incisions than standard surgery. This often causes less harm to nearby muscles and other tissues. It can lead to less pain and faster recovery after surgery.
In general, the goal of minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is to stabilize the vertebral bones and spinal joints and/or relieve pressure being applied to the spinal nerves — often a result of conditions such as spinal instability, bone spurs, herniated discs, scoliosis or spinal tumors.
As opposed to open spine surgery, minimally invasive surgical approaches can be faster, safer and require less recovery time. Because of the reduced trauma to the muscles and soft tissues (compared to open procedures), the potential benefits are: