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Procedures & Treatments

When you have back pain or other spinal conditions that keep you from living life to the fullest, rely on Dr. Branko Skovrlj, a fellowship-trained spine surgeon and founder of NU-Spine: The Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Institute. Dr. Skovrlj uses advanced surgical techniques and state-of-the art technology to provide you with evidence-based spinal treatments focusing on long-term successful outcomes. Don’t wait until spinal issues lead to even more complications; call today for a consultation.

What Conditions Are treated at NU-Spine?

For back pain and neck pain, NU-Spine in Edison, NJ offers reliable treatments for a wide range of conditions. Dr. Branko Skovrlj uses the least invasive procedures to secure long-lasting relief from cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine conditions.

Conditions that your New Jersey spine surgeon treats with minimally invasive surgeries include:

Why Is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Better?

Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) employs techniques that are less stressful on your back. Unlike open surgery, in which the surgeon makes a long incision along your spine, MISS requires small incisions in which your neurosurgeon inserts tools to perform the necessary treatment. The tools used in MISS typically include:

  • A tubular retractor to guide the instruments
  • A small camera to give the doctor real-time images of the area being treated
  • Endoscopic instruments, which have long handles that reach the area without need of a larger opening

The benefits of minimally invasive surgery include:

  • Less post-operative pain
  • Reduced need to cut adjoining muscles and ligaments
  • Less chance of infection
  • Quicker recovery time

What Procedures Are Available at NU-Spine?

Whenever possible, your NU-Spine doctor relies on the least invasive procedure to provide you with maximum relief and long-lasting success. In fact, Dr. Skovrlj often is called on to fix previously failed surgeries.

Some common surgeries that your Edison, NJ doctor performs include:

Following a thorough examination and medical history, your NU-Spine doctor advises you of your options. You don’t have to wait until neck, back or lower back pain completely disables you. Contact the top-rated neurosurgeon at NU-Spine today for a consultation to get you back to the activities you most enjoy.

This page was published on Oct 2, 2020, modified on May 15, 2021 by Dr. Branko Skovrlj (Neurosurgeon / Spine surgeon) of NU-Spine: The Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Institute in New Jersey DISCLAIMER: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

The information on this website is to provide a general information. In no way does any of the information provided reflect a definitive treatment advice. It is important to consult a best in class neurosurgeon in NJ regarding ANY questions or issues. A thorough evaluation should ALWAYS be performed for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Be sure to call your local spine surgeon or Dr. Branko Skovrlj of spine center New Jersey, to schedule a consultation.

Procedures & Treatments


  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Endoscopic posterior cervical foraminotomy and discectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally invasive laminectomy
  • Corpectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Spinal fusion
  • TLIF
  • Spinal reconstruction
  • Lumbar foraminotomy
  • Hemilaminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar decompression


Our New Jersey spine surgeon provides treatment for the following conditions:

  • Cervical facet syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis in your mid-back
  • Herniated discs in your lower back
  • Low-back sprains
  • Sacroiliac joint disease
  • Spondylosis
  • Stress fractures
  • Failed back syndrome


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