Expert care is close to home in San Antonio, Texas. 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 technologies and focused rehabilitation to get patients through recovery and back to their normal routines.

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.

To learn more about spine care at Methodist Hospital Texsan, please call (210) 575-0355.

Spine conditions we treat:

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 robotic-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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The Joint Commission - National Quality Approval

2019 Guardian of Excellence Award - Press Ganey

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.