"A Smaller Incision Can Make a Big Difference"
What is Minimal Incision Surgery?
Many surgeries require long, deep incisions. Minimal Insicion Surgery can be less invasive as the smallest incision possible is used in conjunction with customized surgical instruments and imaging.
Advantages of Minimal Incision Surgery may include:
The Jewett Difference
With its comprehensive, patient-centered approach to care, and history of medical innovation, Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic is a recognized, experieced leader and pioneer in Minimal Incision Surgery, using Minimal Incision Surgery techniques for more than 30 years.
In fact, Dr. Carl Croft, a Jewett physician, performed one of the first arthroscopic Minimal Incision knee surgeries in the Southeastern United States in the 1970's. As technology and surgical equipment has evolved, so has Jewett's ability to safely and effectively expand Minimal Incision Surgery to other body areas.
The program currently includes selected surgeries of the:
Is Minimal Incision Surgery Right for You?
With all of its benefits, Minimal Incision Surgery can actually be a longer and more complicated procedure for your surgeon to perform. After a thorough medical exam, consultation and review of your medical history, your Jewett surgeon will work closely with you to determine if Minimal Incision Surgery is best for you. In general, patients who are active, have few health problems and low body mass indices (BMI) are the best candidates for this type of surgery.
For more information on Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic's Minimal Incision Surgery program, call (407) 797-8181.
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