Dr. Stephen Watson is a spine care specialist and his outstanding results in Tampa, FL, is what makes him stand out. In addition, Dr. Watson of Innovative Spine Care offers the following spine care procedures.

Our Procedures Tampa FLCervical Discectomy Neural Decompression (DND)

The Cervical Discectomy with Neural Decompression procedure is performed in a surgery center. On average, it is a procedure that is usually accomplished over the course of 45 to 90 minutes. However, results may vary depending on the patient.

Symptoms Of Cervical Discectomy Include: 

  • Tingling and numbness in the hands and arms. (Specifically: headaches and migraines.)
  • Head and neck pain
  • pain between the shoulders
  • pain in the arms along with weakness

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Lumbar Discectomy

The Lumbar Discectomy and Neural Decompression Procedure is performed in a surgery center. This procedure doesn’t take too long to do. It can last from anywhere from 75 minutes to 2 1/2 hours.

Indications of Lumbar Discectomy:

  • Low back pain
  • Pain in the hips and/or legs
  • Weakness,
  • Tingling or numbness in the legs.

Thoracic Discectomy

Typically, the Thoracic Discectomy and Neural Decompression procedure is accomplished in 1 to 2 1/2 hours. This can depend on the patients anatomy, the complexity of the pathology, and how many discs are causing problems for the patient.

Symptoms that patients usually experience is a pain in the back, usually felt anywhere around the shoulder and near the waist area of you body.

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Minimally invasive spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery uses advanced technology to repair spinal issues through smaller and smaller incisions. This procedure is done through one-inch incisions.


Schedule a consultation to learn more about our procedures that we offer in Tampa, FL, and surrounding areas. Contact us today at (813) 920-3022 to book an appointment with Dr. Stephen Watson. We look forward to hearing from you.


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