What Is A Spinal Surgeon?

What Is A Spinal Surgeon?

Some occupations can be hard on the back and neck, causing various disc and spinal problems. People go through life with back aches and pains, and never consider seeing a doctor until the problem gets too unbearable. Back problems can stem from many different stimuli, and not all are job related. There could be an injury to the back from sports, exercise, or an accident. People can even get back problems from being sedentary, and inactive. Whatever the cause, back or neck pain is serious, and need the attention of an orthopedic spinal surgeon.

Dr. Stephen Courtney is an orthopedic spinal surgeon with a practice in Collin County TX. He is a board certified, and fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon. He has practiced for 23 years in surgical and non-surgical treatment for back and neck pain. He works with his patients to find the cause of the problem, then find a solution for the disorder. He is located at his new practice, Advanced Spine Center in Collin County TX. Dr. Courtney has enhanced the quality of life for the many people who come from all across the country.

A spinal surgeon is a health professional who specializes in treating conditions of the spine. They perform procedures that are inside the spinal canal lining called the dura. The spine surgeon treats common conditions, but are mostly sought to find solutions to the more complicated spine issues. Some of the non-surgical procedures include Caudal Epidural Steroid Injections, Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Joint Injections, and much more to ease pain and discomfort in the back and neck. The surgical procedures include Laminectomy, Lumbar Disc Microsurgery, Micro Endoscopic Discectomy, Minimally Invasive Lumbar Microdecompression, and other innovative surgical techniques and procedures.

At Advanced Spine Center in Collin County TX, Dr Courtney is continuously developing more superior operative techniques to help treat back and neck disorders. In August 2019, Dr. Stephen Courtney was congratulated for being voted Best Spine Surgeon in the Frisco and Plano, Texas area. Dr. Courtney has an honest, straightforward approach with patients that help put them at ease, and this has earned him excellence in service and reputation with his colleagues. When you are having constant and chronic pain in the back and neck, you want answers and solutions quickly. Contact a spine surgeon first. Build a trusting relationship while getting the best in medical practice to eliminate your back pain.

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