Welcome to Arctic Spine
ALASKA’S LASER SPINE CENTER
If you’re on the journey to finding long term relief from your severe neck or back pain, you’re now closer than ever.
We are the only spine surgical specialist in Alaska offering minimally invasive, laser techniques that actually work. Enjoy a fast recovery, a comfortable experience, and an excellent outcome with our same-day outpatient procedures.
At Arctic Spine our minimally invasive procedures are a safer and more effective alternative to traditional open back procedures.
| ||The Arctic Spine Advantage||Traditional Spine Surgery
|Surgery Time||Approximately 1 hour||4-7 hours
|Hospital Stay||Home for dinner||2-5 days
|Anatomy Disruption||Small incision, muscles, nerves and tissues are spared and separated|
|Muscles, ligaments, healthy tissue is cut, burned, torn and disrupted
|Incision||1-2 inches||6-8 inches
|Downtime||Back to work within a week||Recovery up to 2 months
|Complication Rate||3%||up to 16.4%
Where less is more.