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Spine Surgery

Personalized Plan
to Treat Your Spine

Chronic back pain can affect your ability to perform even the simplest daily activities. If minimally invasive techniques haven't been able to relieve your chronic back pain, spine surgery may help.

At Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin, we offer comprehensive treatment of the spine and can design a personalized plan to treat your issues.

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Benefits of Spine Surgery

When noninvasive measures aren't enough to alleviate your symptoms, spine surgery may be the best option. By undergoing treatment with the Orthopaedic Specialists of Austin, you can:

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Reduce Chronic Pain

If you have struggled with chronic back pain, minimally invasive spinal surgery with one of our surgeons may offer the relief you need to enjoy daily life without pain.

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Improve Physical Fitness

Back pain can interfere with your ability to maintain your physical fitness. By addressing the source of your pain, spine surgery can improve your ability to exercise and overall wellness.

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Spinal Surgery Process

Minimally invasive surgery with our Austin, TX, practice can reduce muscle and tissue damage, shorten hospital stays and recovery times, and minimize the scarring associated with surgery.


Small Incision

Inserting the Camera

Performing the Surgery

Closing the Incision


We'll use anesthesia to make the procedure comfortable and to calm any worries you have going into surgery. Since this is an extensive surgery, we likely will recommend general anesthesia, which will keep you in a sleep state for the duration of your treatment.

Small Incision

The first step in the endoscopic surgical process is creating a small incision to provide access for the tools and camera. This incision will be small enough to cause minimal scarring.

Inserting the Camera

The endoscopic technique uses a long, thin instrument called an endoscope, retrofitted with a camera, to view the inside of your body on a monitor.

Performing the Surgery

Your spine surgeon will perform surgery using small tools and computerized navigational techniques to provide conservative treatment and ensure accuracy.

Closing the Incision

Once the procedure is finished, the incision will be closed with sutures. Your spine surgeon will provide detailed instructions for the recovery process and schedule follow-up visits as necessary

Conditions That Can 
Be Improved 
With Spine Surgery

Several areas of trauma, degenerative conditions, spinal deformities, tumors, and infections of the cervical, lumbar, and thoracic regions of the spine can be treated with spine surgery. Here are some of the conditions our surgeons treat on a regular basis:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Compression Fractures
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc (Thoracic/lumbar)
  • Intervertebral Cages
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Scheuermann's Kyphosis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis