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Treatment 

Our spine specialists can quickly determine which treatment approaches are best for your problem. Non-surgical treatments are often the most appropriate treatments for neck and back pain. And highly trained, skilled surgeons are available for patients who need surgery. 

When indicated, patients are referred to a comprehensive pain management program that includes and evaluation and the appropriate medical, psychological, and rehabilitative services. 

Treatment Options

Advanced Surgical Approaches

Sometimes, surgery is determined to be the procedure that will result in the best outcome. The expert surgeons on the medical staff of Baylor Dallas have advanced training in the latest technology and focus on minimally invasive surgical procedures. Treatment methods focus on reducing surgical trauma and pain and to accelerating recovery. Procedures include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Bone Graft Spine Fusion
  • Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty 
  • Posterior lumbar discectomy
  • Posterior lumbar decompression/laminectomy
  • Spine fusion (anterior and posterior)
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Spinal cord stimulator/neuromodulation therapy
  • CyberKnife®
  • X-Stop®

Non-surgical Treatment Options

Often, the best solution is nonsurgical. Baylor Dallas offers a comprehensive program of rehabilitation and physical therapy, including: 

  • Decompression traction
  • Exercise programs
  • Fitness center
  • Trigger point injections
  • Botox injections
  • Work-strengthening programs
  • Massage therapy

Interventional Pain Management

A broad range of interventional pain management procedures also are available for the treatment of back and neck pain. Options include minimally invasive, non-surgical procedures designed to treat, not mask, the problem. Interventional pain management procedures include:  

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic neural block procedures
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Neurolytic procedures
  • Sympathetic blocks
  • Radiofrequency thermocoagulation
  • Cryoneurolysis 

Pain Navigator Program

When pain is your constant companion, it can keep you from the things you enjoy. Our Pain Navigators will help you find the right treatment option for your pain. Learn more or call 1.800.4BAYLOR and ask to speak with a Pain Navigator.