With the constant advancements in medicine, surgery isn’t the only means of treating conditions and diseases associated with the nervous system. At Austin Neurosurgeons, Dr. Peterson excels in not only a wide array of surgical procedure but non-surgical treatments as well. We can address a wide array of spinal concerns, provide comprehensive physical therapy and pain management.
Becoming diagnosed with a spinal concern can prove to be a stressful and unnerving event. Dr. Peterson and our amazing team here at Austin Neurosurgeons aims to provide you with the information, treatment, and compassionate care you need to help you reclaim a happier, healthier life. Some common spinal concerns we offer non-surgical treatments for include:
- Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease
- Degenerative Scoliosis
- Lower Back Strains and Sprains
- Lumbar Disc Degeneration
- Lumbar and Cervical Stenosis
- Compression Fractures
- And more
One of the most effective non-surgical treatments to address spinal concerns is through physical therapy.
Dr. Peterson and his certified providers practice physical therapy to evaluate, assess, and treat conditions or diseases that have limited or effected functional movement. A wide array of techniques and approaches are employed with utmost personalization to help you move more comfortably. Physical therapy has proven to be a safe ways to assist in the recuperation of spinal and numerous other nervous system conditions. Dr. Peterson and his physical therapists are specifically trained to examine your condition and help you reclaim optimal mobility and independent movements. Physical therapy may be recommended to you to evaluate and treat:
- Spinal cord condition or disease
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Injuries sustained during physical activity
- And more
Physical therapy incorporates many techniques to help manage any pain, discomfort, or stiffness while improving range of motion, strength, and movement. Additional agents to assist with pain management include ice, heat, and ultrasound. Dr. Peterson and his providers will help determine the best modality for your case following a thorough discussion and evaluation of your condition.
Austin Neurosurgeons is led by Dr. Peterson who strives to help all of our patients achieve a happier, healthier quality of life. We practice numerous forms of the latest techniques in neurosurgery, both surgical and non-surgical, as well as utilize the latest and greatest technology available to attain the best possible outcome. Contact us today and schedule your appointment. We’ll be happy to answer any questions and address any concerns you may have.