Spine, Back & Neck Surgery in West Palm Beach, FL
Charles S. Theofilos, MD, is known around the world for his innovative conservative treatments for neurological conditions. When surgery is required, patients in West Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie, Palm Beach Gardens, south Florida and beyond entrust their care to Dr. Theofilos and The Spine Center.
What are the Most Common Types of Spine, Neck and Back Surgery?
Spinal stenosis is a medical condition in which the spine channel narrows. This may place pressure on the spinal nerves and cord. Spinal stenosis is most often associated with aging, but it can also be a congenital condition. Symptoms may include numbness, weakness and radiating pain.
What is Spinal Stenosis Surgery?
The goal of spinal stenosis surgery is to address the narrowing of the spine and alleviate pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. Dr. Theofilos specializes in advanced techniques for the procedure to ensure all areas of narrowing are corrected during the procedure.[READ MORE]
What is Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion Surgery?
If your diagnosis involves one or more damaged vertebrae, Dr. Theofilos may recommend spinal fusion surgery. The procedure works by using advanced techniques to connect the damaged vertebra to a healthy neighboring vertebra. Over time, the two bones heal together. Spinal fusion surgery is often recommended for advanced cases of degenerative disc conditions, fractures, scoliosis and other conditions that do not respond to conservative treatments.[READ MORE]
What is Minimally Invasive Artificial Disc Replacement?
Artificial disc replacement is one of the newer interventions available for neurological conditions. In some cases, a disc is severely damaged, leaving a patient with debilitating symptoms and a reduced quality of life. As a board-certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Theofilos is uniquely qualified to perform this advanced surgery and give patients a renewed outlook on life.[READ MORE]
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
When surgery is too aggressive an option, Dr. Theofilos recommends minimally invasive surgery to help his patients with their neurological conditions.
- Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion
- Coolief* Radiofrequency
What Happens During a Spine, Neck and Back Surgery Consultation in West Palm Beach, FL?
Spine, neck and back surgery should be reserved for cases where conservative treatments fail to produce the desired results. As such, Dr. Theofilos spends one to three hours with each patient to determine an accurate diagnosis and weigh all treatment options.
After the consultation, we will review your treatment plan and explain the associated cost. For the portion not covered by insurance, The Spine Center offers many payment options, including financing through LendingUSA®.
Spine, neck and back surgery is often the only option for neurological conditions. Performed correctly, these procedures enhance quality of life. Charles S. Theofilos, MD, is a world-class neurosurgeon whose expertise is sought by patients in West Palm Beach, Port St. Lucie, Palm Beach Gardens, south Florida and countries around the world. Contact us today to schedule your personal consultation or complimentary MRI review with Dr. Theofilos.