Dr. Erik Davis of Louisiana Pain Specialists and The Minuteman Procedure by Spinal Simplicity"

Louisiana Pain Specialists and Spinal Simplicity is proud to welcome to Dr. Erik Davis to the family! Dr. Davis recently performed the Minuteman by Spinal Simplicity procedure with tremendous results. Check out Mr. Ellis' patient testimonial on our YouTube Channel

What is the Minuteman Procedure by Spinal Simplicity?

Spinal Simplicity's Minutement is a minimally-invasive, interspinous-interlaminar fusion device. It functions as a treatment option for low back and leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, trauma, and even cancer. As a cutting-edge alternative to higher-risk invasive spine surgery, during this short procedure a device is implanted into the spine through a very small incision with the intention of stabilizing the spine, which may cause a reduction of back and leg pain. It is an alternative to screws and rods used in fixation and fusion surgeries. This procedure's unique approach does not require the "stripping of healthy soft tissue, which leads to less blood loss, less post-procedure pain, shorter procedure times, and faster recovery versus traditional spinal fusion methods. The Minuteman is performed in what is considered a "safer zone" in the spine, which avoids potential damage to highly vascularized and neural structures. Sometimes the Minuteman can be performed with local anesthetic only, which also makes The Minuteman a viable treatment option for higher-risk patients who should avoid the general anesthesia involved in traditional spinal procedures because of their chronic health conditions.

Louisiana Pain Specialists and our providers are among the few inthe Gulf Coast Region who currently offer this treatment. It is just another reason why we are leading the way in advanced technology and minimally-invasive procedures in the field of pain management.

Be sure to check back for updates on Mr. Ellis' success and check out our other successful patient testimonials on our YouTube Channel and our website.

At Louisiana Pain Specialists, our focus is on improving the quality of life of our patients. We have helped thousands of people get back to doing what is important to them: working, having restful sleep, spending quality time with family and friends, and participating in their normal daily lives. We have been successful in caring for patients with challenging conditions, for whom other treatment plans have failed. With 7 locations in the New Orleans area, we provide quick access to accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment for those who suffer from chronic and acute pain. 

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