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Spine care

Spine specialists, who can be orthopedists or neurosurgeons, diagnose and treat injuries, trauma and diseases related to the spine. Spine care doctors also offer care for herniated discs, nerve damage, sciatica, neck pain or chronic back pain.

Expert spine care in San Antonio

Methodist Hospital Texsan provides specialized orthopedic spine care with advanced technology.

Our spine team takes a comprehensive approach to treating a variety of back and neck conditions using minimally invasive techniques. We also offer focused rehabilitation services to help you get through recovery and return to your daily routine.

Spine conditions we treat

If you have chronic back and neck pain that persists frequently for more than a few months, or a tingling sensation in the arms and legs, you may benefit from visiting a spine surgeon. Typical treatment options begin with non-surgical or minimally invasive procedures, like steroid injections or physical therapy. If there is no improvement, your provider may recommend surgery as an effective treatment.

The Spine team at Methodist Hospital Texsan helps individuals suffering from a variety of spine conditions, including:

  • Chronic back pain
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Degenerative back conditions
  • Degenerative neck conditions
  • Disc replacement
  • Herniated disc
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ruptured disc
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal arthritis
  • Spinal deformities
  • Spinal disc deterioration
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal injury from improper lifting
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spinal deformities
  • Spinal trauma

Spine condition treatment options

When other methods of treatment have failed to alleviate back and neck pain or correct an abnormality, our spine team provides exceptional, compassionate surgical care using advanced technology in a safe environment to ensure positive outcomes for our patients.

  • Anterior cervical discectomy
  • Cervical fusion
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Interventional spine procedure
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Spinal revision surgery

Minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery

Minimally invasive spine procedures can be performed using advanced technology. At Methodist Hospital Texsan, our expert surgeons use intra-operative navigation systems to ensure extreme accuracy when performing certain spine procedures.

Minimally invasive surgery means less trauma to muscles and tissues, resulting in shorter operations, less pain after surgery and a faster recovery. Many patients go home within a day or two.

Our spine program focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of various spinal conditions using individualized care plans designed to maximize each patient’s recovery.

Our physicians visit each patient daily and track milestones to ensure a fast and safe recovery process before being discharged home. We work to provide seamless care with a multidisciplinary approach involving case management, nutrition and physical therapy and rehabilitation.

Therapy and rehabilitation care plans are provided by certified therapists in either individual or group settings depending on your needs. Our therapists will evaluate and monitor your progress improvement throughout your recovery.

About our spine program

The Center for Spine at Methodist Hospital Texsan is proud to serve the community’s back and neck pain needs under an award-winning program. Our program has received the following recognitions:

  • The Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval ® for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Spine Surgery
  • The 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award

Visiting the Center for Spine

The Center for Spine is located inside Methodist Hospital Texsan on the third floor in the orthopedic department. Patients and visitors can park for free in the lot outside the hospital. All guests must check in at the admissions desk through the hospital lobby entrance.

Videos about our Spine care services

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What causes back and neck pain?

Gravity and our modern lifestyle are the biggest culprits of spine pain. Hear what Methodist Hospital | Texsan's Spine Program Director, Dr. Christopher Chaput has to say about back and neck pain.

Our Spine care Locations

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Methodist Hospital Texsan
6700 W Ih 10
San Antonio, TX 78201
 (210) 736 - 6700

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Methodist Hospital Texsan
6700 W Ih 10
San Antonio, TX 78201
 (210) 736 - 6700
Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
1139 E Sonterra Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78258
 (210) 638 - 2000

9.7 miles