Costs for procedures vary depending on complexity and clinical situation. Fees start at $1000 in addition to any insurance contribution to conventional surgery costs and include two follow-up appointments. Concierge services are also included for three months after procedure or surgery.
Dr. Marcella strives to plan the most minimal surgical procedure possible that will give the most optimal and durable result. Surgery is highly specific to each patient’s anatomy, symptoms, and baseline health. Dr. Madera is skilled and experienced in all surgeries for spine disease, including surgery for disc herniation, spinal stenosis, neck pain, back pain, nerve compression, spinal cord compression, and arthritis of the spine.
If you and Dr. Madera determine that a procedure or surgery is the best option for your condition, she will guide you through a unique pre- and post-operative program to minimize stress, anxiety, and pain in order to maximize benefit. This approach optimizes healing and provides a quicker return to a new and improved life.
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Balanced Back® Procedure
The BalancedBack® procedure is the first “total” joint replacement for the lumbar spine which represents a major advancement in how leg and back pain are treated. The procedure addresses the same pathologies as fusion, but with one important difference: BalancedBack® preserves range of motion, natural balance, and helps protect adjacent levels from breakdown.
Dr. Marcella can evaluate you for this procedure in Austin, and the surgery takes place in at CTMH Doctors Hospital in Grand Cayman. Please visit https://www.balancedback.com for more information.