Back pain has become so unbearable that we’re finally considering spine surgery to help relieve our pain. Many consider the surgery as a last resort. Spine surgery requires a certain level of consideration and an expert consultation before any decision. In this article we will tell you how to make sure you’re choosing the best spine surgeon in Boca Raton. The right person to do your spine surgery – make an informed decision!
Orthopaedics is a medical specialty that focuses on the body’s musculoskeletal system. That includes bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. An orthopaedic spine surgeon is an orthopaedist who further specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal diseases and conditions. Within the field of orthopedics some doctors specialize in a particular part of the body. For example, Dr. Matthew Hepler, a spine surgeon in Boca Raton, specializes in spine surgery.
As with most things in life, the more we do something, the better we get at it. The same applies to spine surgery. By choosing a surgeon who focuses solely on spine surgery, you are choosing someone with greater experience for that particular part of the body. Some orthopaedic spine surgeons may even specialize further by exclusively treat certain spinal problems. That includes degenerative disorders, scoliosis or a particular region of the spine, for example cervical/neck or lumbar/low back.
There are many specialists out there but how to distinguish which spine surgeon in Boca Raton is the right one? Read below a few tips that will help you decide whom to choose. For both a proper consultation, surgery and post-surgical care!
Dr. Matthew Hepler is an experienced spine surgeon in Boca Raton who offers expert, personalized medical care and state-of-the-art surgical procedures to treat a wide range of spinal conditions. Dr. Hepler is a Board Certified (ABOS) and fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon in Boca Raton with more than 17 years of experience. He focuses on complex deformity and treats the full spectrum of spine conditions such as back pain, disc herniation, stenosis, sciatica, scoliosis, kyphosis, spine fracture, failed back surgery. Dr. Matthew Hepler provides leading expertise with compassionate, individualized care throughout south Florida (Deerfield Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale).
To find out more about Dr. Matthew Hepler, a spine surgeon in Boca Raton, and inquire about spinal surgery or alternative treatments visit our websiteor simply call us at 561-734-5080 x229.