SRO Spine Center
Your First Choice for Spine Care Solutions
Our spine center orthopaedic specialists offer a wide range of spine injury treatment options providing individualized care using technical expertise such as innovative diagnostic testing, minimally invasive surgical techniques, and targeted therapies at our full-service onsite physical therapy center to improve mobility and quality of life. Dr. Christian Athanassious is the Medical Director of SRO’s Spine Center is a recognized leader in the field of both non-operative and operative care of spinal conditions.
Many patients arrive at the Spine Center with conditions that may never require surgery. With appropriate diagnosis, our team is often able to provide effective non-surgical treatment. When conservative care is not enough, surgery may be indicated. Our physical therapists have worked closely with the surgeons to develop post-operative protocols designed to safely guide patients through the rehabilitation process. The collaboration between therapist and surgeon continues throughout care at SRO.
SRO Patient-First Model
The SRO spine center model provides the combined expertise of a renown orthopaedic physician and a veteran physician assistant working alongside an award-winning physical therapy staff to facilitate the best possible results. Our certified medical assistants, a patient care coordinator and the centers own surgery scheduler and diagnostic center ensures you a comprehensive and quality experience.
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
With Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery our goal is to get patients back to a more enjoyable experience of life using minimally invasive techniques. This surgery involves the use of tiny incisions that treat the spinal problem without damaging surrounding muscle and tissue. Learn more …
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Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion – In this procedure, the surgeon works on the spine from the front (anterior) and removes a spinal disc in the lower (lumbar) spine.
The surgeon inserts a bone graft into the space between the two vertebrae where the disc was removed (the interbody space).
eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion – The eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) technique is a minimally disruptive surgical procedure performed through the side of the body.
It is designed to treat a range of spinal pathologies.
Lumbar discectomy is a spinal surgical procedure that attempts to relieve pressure on the nerve roots in the lumbar spine. It is most commonly performed to relieve the pain resulting from a ruptured or herniated disc.
Posterior fixation for the thoracolumbar spine is a procedure intended to provide realignment, immobilization, and stabilization of spinal segments in skeletally mature patients throughout the healing process, allowing fusion to occur.
Laminectomy is a spinal surgical procedure that attempts to relieve pressure on the spinal cord, cauda equina, or nerve roots in the spine. It is most commonly performed to relieve the pain resulting from spinal stenosis. Surgeons may treat one or more levels of the spine depending on where the spinal stenosis is located.