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Herniated Discs

We utilize the latest and most advanced minimally invasive treatment options including endoscopic spine surgery!

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Herniated Discs: 
How Are They Treated?

Understanding Herniated Discs
A herniated disc occurs when the soft cushion of tissue between the bones in your spine (vertebrae) is pushed out of its usual space. This can irritate nearby nerves and result in pain, numbness, or weakness in an arm or leg. While some individuals may not experience symptoms, for others, the pain can be debilitating. Help is out there though, and we offer a wide variety of treatment options for herniated discs.

Disc replacement, also known as artificial disc surgery, is a minimally invasive treatment option for herniated discs offered at Total Spine and Orthopedics. This procedure involves removing the damaged disc and replacing it with a synthetic disc to restore the spine's natural movement and reduce pain. We can perform this procedure on herniated discs located in both the neck and the back.

Endoscopic spine surgery is a highly advanced, minimally invasive treatment option offered by Total Spine and Orthopedics for patients suffering from herniated discs. Utilizing a small camera (endoscope) inserted through a tiny incision, this technique allows our surgeons to directly view and address the damaged disc with precise removal of herniated material, causing minimal disruption to surrounding tissues. Ideal for patients seeking a quick recovery, endoscopic spine surgery significantly reduces pain and recovery time compared to traditional procedures, providing an effective solution for pain relief and improved mobility with minimal scarring.

In addition to these treatments, we also offer a variety of other minimally invasive options. Which treatment is best for you will depend on your individual situation and an evaluation by one of our board-certified physicians.

An illustration of a herniated disc impinging on a nerve.

Herniated Discs can cause a variety of debilitating symptoms including:

  • Chronic back pain
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Pain that radiates down the legs or arms
  • Weakness, numbness or tingling in the arms or legs
  • Difficulty performing everyday activities
  • Muscle spasms
Industry Leading Experts

Meet the Team

We've brought together an all-star team of physicians, surgeons, and staff to ensure that you receive the best care and treatments available.

Dr. Gerald Molloy

Board-Certified Neuro-Spine Surgeon
Dr. Molloy has decades of experience operating on the spine for conditions such as herniated discs, sciatica, nerve impingement and more.
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Dr. Douglas Slaughter

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Douglas Slaughter is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon who specializes in treating spinal deformities, stenosis, and much more.
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Dr. Donald Vliegenthart

Non-Surgical Orthopedic Specialist
Dr. Vliegenthart is a non-surgical orthopedic specialist with extensive experience in treating patients who suffer from neck, back, and joint problems.
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Joseph Perry, PA-C

Board Certified Physician's Assistant
Joseph (Joe) Perry is a board- certified Physician's Assistant with over 25 years of experience in clinical diagnoses and treatment orthopedic conditions.
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Eliminating Pain

What Sets Us Apart

If you have a herniated disc, our team won't rest until your pain and any other symptoms are eliminated.
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Minimally Invasive

Many of our procedures are minimally invasive, resulting in faster recovery and little to no hospital stays.

Patient-Centered Care

We develop customized treatment plans for each individual patient to ensure that you are getting the best possible care.

Board-Certified Doctors

Our team of spine and orthopedic surgeons features board-certified doctors who are industry leaders in their fields.

Fast Appointments

Our patient-first approach allows us to get patients in office and speaking with a doctor very quickly, often the same week.
Help for Herniated Discs is Out There

Hear From Our Patients

Here are a handful of interviews with patients who have had herniated discs or similar issues treated here at Total Spine.
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