The Wessex Spine Clinic - Spinal Care and Spinal Surgery: throughout Wessex

The Spine Clinic offers comprehensive treatments for all spinal conditions. Where spinal surgery is required, we use the latest evidence based treatments including MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) where possible. These techniques can reduce pain and blood loss to improve recovery.

Some operations are now true “keyhole” procedures that allow patients to walk and go home within hours of the operation.

Key Hole Spinal Sugery

Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgical System by TESSYS® is a minimally invasive transforaminal endoscopic disc surgery method that is performed under local anaesthetic with sedation. The patient is allowed home within hours.

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TOPS™ System-Proven Superiority to Lumbar Spinal Fusion

The TOPS™ System is a mechanical device that is housed between two titanium plates, which allows axial rotation, lateral bending, extension, and flexion.

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The Spine Explained

The spine is a complex organ consisting of bones, ligaments, muscles and inter-vertebral discs. In addition, it surrounds part of the Central Nervous System and part of the Peripheral Nervous System.

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Treatments

Conservative treatments include physical therapies, medication and patience. Your General Practitioner will be able to advise you as to whether a specialist opinion is required.

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Where spinal surgery is required, we use the latest evidence based treatments available, adopting minimally invasive techniques that improve postoperative recovery.