If you are dealing with spinal issues or persistent back pain you may be wondering whether or not to turn to an orthopedic surgeon. As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Thomas Cartwright specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders and injuries that impact the musculoskeletal systems, particularly problems that impact the cervical, thoracic, or lumbar regions of the spine. From degenerative disc disease to scoliosis, Dr. Cartwright and his team here at Houston Advanced Spine can provide you with the surgical and nonsurgical treatment options you need.
The Spinal Issues We Treat
As an orthopedic spinal surgeon, Dr. Cartwright and his team can treat a wide range of conditions and injuries that impact the spine including but not limited to,
- Degenerative disc disease
- Herniated and bulging discs
- Spinal stenosis
- Spinal deformities
- Pinched nerve
Turning to Our Orthopedic Team
Most people wonder when to turn to an orthopedic spinal surgeon over a neurosurgeon. A neurosurgeon is not trained to treat musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, so if you are dealing with any problem that impacts the spine, bones, nerves, muscles, or soft tissue, our orthopedic surgical team is going to be able to provide you with the diagnostic tools and treatment options you need to determine what’s going on and how to treat it.
The Treatments and Procedures We Offer
Here at Houston Advanced Spine, we have made it our mission to provide our patients with the very latest and most advanced spinal surgical techniques in the area, taking the most conservative and minimally invasive approach to treatment whenever possible. Dr. Cartwright specializes in a variety of spinal procedures including,
- Cervical fusion
- Artificial disc replacement
- Lumbar fusion
- Lumbar laminectomy
Whether you are dealing with back or neck pain, tingling or weakness, or mobility issues our orthopedic team can help you find the right nonsurgical or surgical solution to help improve how your body feels and functions.