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Back and neck pain is common symptoms of injury, damage, deformity, or unhealthy spinal conditions. Pain may range from a mild ache to a sharp shooting pain that can spread down your arms and legs. There are many conservative and surgical treatment options that can relieve pain by targeting the symptoms or the underlying problem. The experts at Advanced Spine Institute LLC provide comprehensive care for a wide range of conditions causing back pain in Saint Louis, Missouri. Click on the below tabs to learn more about the treatment options.

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is the latest technology available to perform spinal surgeries through small, less than one-inch-long incisions. It involves the use of special surgical instruments, devices and advanced imaging techniques to visualize and perform the surgery through such small incisions.

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  • Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Neurosurgery Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Neurosurgery

    Minimally invasive endoscopic neurosurgery is a surgical procedure for the treatment of brain tumors and certain spine disorders such as herniated discs and compression fractures.

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  • Spinal Fusion Spinal Fusion

    Spinal fusion is the surgical technique of combining two or more vertebrae. A fusion of the vertebrae involves the insertion of secondary bone tissue obtained either from an autograft (tissues from your own body) or allograft (tissues from another person) to enhance the bone healing process.

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  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Spondylolisthesis Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Spondylolisthesis

    Spondylolisthesis is a condition of the spine characterized by the forward displacement of a vertebra over an underlying vertebra. A significant displacement can cause a compression of the spinal nerves resulting in pain. The two most common types of spondylolisthesis include dysplastic spondylolisthesis and isthmic spondylolisthesis.

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  • Spinal Decompression Spinal Decompression

    Spinal decompression is a treatment to relieve pressure on one or many “pinched nerves” in the spinal column. It can be achieved either surgically or by non-surgical methods. Spinal decompression is used to treat conditions that cause chronic backaches such as herniated disc, disc bulge, sciatica, and spinal stenosis.

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  • Degenerative Spine Surgery Degenerative Spine Surgery

    Degenerative spine surgery includes surgical procedures to treat degenerative spine conditions such as disc disease and spinal stenosis that can result in the gradual deterioration of the spine with pain and loss of function.

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  • Spine Surgery in Athletes Spine Surgery in Athletes

    Spine surgery is performed with the intention of returning the athlete to their sports activity at the earliest. Early recovery is important as the more time spent away from the sport, the more difficult it is to get back to competitive form.

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  • Microdiscectomy Microdiscectomy

    Microdiscectomy, also called microdecompression, is a minimally invasive spinal surgery where your surgeon removes a part of the herniated disc to relieve pressure on the spinal nerves.

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  • Minimally Invasive Discectomy & Decompression Minimally Invasive Discectomy and Decompression

    Minimally invasive discectomy and decompression is a surgical procedure to release pressure on the compressed nerve and restore function.

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  • XLIF - Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion XLIF - Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion

    Extreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF) is a minimally-invasive surgery that involves the fusing of two degenerative spinal vertebrae. The procedure is conducted to relieve painful motion in the back caused by spinal disorders.

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  • Treatment Options for Back & Neck Pain Treatment Options for Back & Neck Pain

    Back and neck pain is common symptoms of injury, damage, deformity, or unhealthy spinal conditions. Pain may range from a mild ache to a sharp shooting pain that can spread down your arms and legs. There are many conservative and surgical treatment options that can relieve pain by targeting the symptoms or the underlying problem.

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  • Non-Operative Treatments for Lower Back Injuries Non-Operative Treatments for Lower Back Injuries

    Non-operative treatments for lower back injuries are conservative or non-surgical remedies employed for the treatment of lower back injuries.

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  • Back & Neck Braces Back & Neck Braces

    If you are diagnosed with a spinal problem, your doctor may recommend a neck or back brace for you. Braces offer an effective, non-invasive method to relieve pain and promote healing.

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  • Spine Medications Spine Medications

    Medications play an effective role in the treatment of back or neck pain. Your doctor may prescribe several medications to help reduce pain and associated symptoms that are caused by unhealthy spinal conditions or deformities.

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  • Physical Therapy for the Spine Physical Therapy for the Spine

    Physical therapy is one of the foremost necessary treatment modes of recovery for back pain. A referral to physiotherapy sometimes is created by your spine surgeon. A physical therapist is a well-trained, skilled health care professional who facilitates improving movement and manages the pain by safe stretching, conditioning, and strengthening exercise techniques.

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  • Spine Injections Spine Injections

    Spine injection is a non-surgical treatment modality recommended for the treatment of chronic back pain. Injection of certain medicinal agents relieves the pain by blocking the nerve signals between specific areas of the body and the brain.

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  • Epidural Steroid Injections Epidural Steroid Injections

    Epidural steroid injection (ESI) is a minimally invasive approach to treat inflammation of spinal nerves that causes pain in the neck, arms, back and legs.

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  • Back Pain Exercises Back Pain Exercises

    Strenuous activities of daily living can stress the back resulting in pain. It is natural at this time to withdraw from activity and rest, but is not helpful in the long run and may actually slow down the healing process.

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  • Healthy Back Tips Healthy Back Tips

    Back and neck pain is the most common health problems experienced by most people, at some point in their lives. People with back pain or neck pain may have trouble performing daily routine activities.

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  • Laminectomy Laminectomy

    Laminectomy refers to the removal or cutting of the lamina (roof) of the vertebral bones to provide space for the nerves to exit from the spine. It can also be performed to relieve the symptoms of the narrowed spinal canal known as spinal stenosis.

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Advanced Spine Institute

for Neck and Back Surgery

3009 North Ballas Road
Suite 320A & Suite 269C
St. Louis, MO 63131

Practice Hours

Dr. David Robson

Suite 320A

Monday to Friday - 8 : 00 AM - 4 : 30 PM

Dr. Todd Stewart/ Dr. Michael Reiter

Suite 269C

Monday to Thursday - 8 : 00 AM - 4 : 30 PM
Friday - 8 : 00 AM - 12 : 00 PM