“As Soon as I Woke Up From Surgery the Pain in Both My Back and Leg Were Gone!
– Valente patient on ratemds.com

The Road To Recovery

Road To Recovery

1
PROPER DIAGNOSIS

Everything we do at the DISC Spine Institute is done with one goal in mind: To get you back to enjoying a life you deserve as fast as possible.

During your exam at DISC, we’ll collect your registration forms and medical history. At this time, you’ll also meet with a member of the medical team to discuss your pain and/or other symptoms.

Dr. Valente will determine if additional tests, such as special spine x-rays called flexion and extension views to see if your spine is unstable, as well as, X-rays or MRIs.

DISC uses the most advanced tools and technology to find out exactly what needs attention. We’ll collect your registration forms and other information while meeting with a member of the medical team. We will also determine if additional tests, including X-Rays, MRIs, or special spine x-rays called flexion and extension views are needed.

2
MINIMALLY INVASIVE PROCEDURE

Based on the diagnosis of your pain, Dr. Valente will provide the best course of action to move forward. Surgery is only used as a last resort – we attempt to heal your pain using a process of non-surgical methods first, from medication to chiropractic, to physical therapy or injections.

Dr. Valente will proceed with the most minimally invasive treatment possible.

Based on the diagnosis of your pain, Dr. Valente will provide the best course of action to move forward. Surgery is only used as a last resort – we attempt to heal your pain using a process of non-surgical methods first, from medication to chiropractic, to physical therapy or injections. 9 out of 10 of our patients do not need surgery.

3
RECOVERY

Once that procedure is complete we provide continued recovery support with pain medications, muscle relaxants, bracing for support, metabolic supplements for maximal healing of bones/nerves/soft tissue, topical scar healing medications, and physical therapy when indicated.

Our staff of experienced spine specialists will help guide you through the recovery phase along with Dr. Valente.

Our staff of experienced medical assistants and physician assistants will help guide you through the recovery phase along with Dr. Valente. After your procedure, DISC Spine Institue of Texas will provide continued recovery support with pain medications, muscle relaxants, bracing for support, metabolic supplements for maximum healing of bones/nerves/soft tissue, topical scar healing medications, and physical therapy when indicated.

9 out of 10 of our patients do not need surgery.” – Dr. Mark C. Valente

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