Alamo Brain and Spine includes the expertise of Scott B. Phillips, MD, a Neurological Surgeon. Dr. Phillips has extensive experience, specializing in spine surgery and the treatment of complex cases of back and neck pain.
Within the specialty of spine surgery, Dr. Phillips performs minimally invasive spine surgery and emphasizes motion-preserving artificial disc technology.
Scott B. Phillips MD • 1303 Mccullough Ave #166 • San Antonio, TX 78212 • 210.951.8623
Specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders which affect the nervous system.
Minimally Invasive Surgery
New surgical techniques enable the trained surgeon to operate through a much smaller incision.
Pain is not a good indicator of when to see a doctor for a spine problem. Learn about ways we diagnosis problems.
One of our key features that sets us apart is our emphasis on spine-specialized physical therapy.
Have back or neck pain? Learn what causes nonsurgical treatments and the home remedies that relieve pain.
Advanced spinal injections and other procedures can provide long-lasting relief of many healthcare problems.
What Our Patients Are Saying?
"Outstanding, gave us the information we needed to make a good decision."
John R. in San Antonio
"Dr. Phillips is excellent. He answers my questions and concerns in terms I can understand. He works well with patients to choose what is best for each person. He is very caring and honest. I highly recommend him."
San Antonio, TX
"He is the most caring,genuine and knowledgeable doctor I have ever seen. He spend lots of time to ask lots of questions and very detailed. Highly recommend to anyone who needs."
John D. in San Antonio
Alamo Brain and Spine includes the expertise of Scott B. Phillips, MD, a Neurological Surgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery and the specialty of spine surgery and brain surgery.
Alamo Brain and Spine emphasizes conservative treatment options prior to considering spine surgery. We try to exhaust non-surgical treatment options for back and neck pain before we consider spine surgery.
We understand back and neck pain problems can completely disrupt a person’s lifestyle and work. Dr. Phillips is able to connect well with his patients to arrive at the best treatment plan for a specific person.
Loss of bowel/bladder control is an EMERGENCY symptom. You need to see a spine surgeon or go to an Emergency Room within 24 hours, or the symptom could become permanent. Call our office IMMEDIATELY: 210-951-8623.
Numbness or tingling in an arm or leg?
Numbness, pain or tingling into a leg or arm, especially when it extends below a knee or elbow, could imply a disc problem, and should be seen by a spine specialist within 2 days. Call our office at 210-951-8623 or request an appointment.
Difficulty moving an arm or leg?
Difficulty moving an arm or leg could imply a disc problem, and should be seen by a spine specialist within 2 days. Call our office at 210-951-8623 or request an appointment.
SEVERE trauma, fall or car accident?
Any traumatic fall or car accident could have fractured bones in your spine, or herniated a disc. You should see a spine specialist promptly who may perform X-rays to assess you. Call our office at 210-951-8623 or request an appointment.
Neck pain WITH severe headache, nausea, bright lights bother your eyes?
Neck pain with headache/nausea is an EMERGENCY symptom. See a doctor in 24 hours. Call our office IMMEDIATELY: 210-951-8623.
None of the above
Did the pain come on after lifting, or after aggressive exercise or sports activity?
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Pain is not a good indicator of when to see a doctor for a spine problem. While a back spasm can be excruciating, the good news is that ligament strain doesn’t require surgery. Numbness and weakness in a hand or foot is actually the most serious symptom, and could become permanent.
Experts estimate that 50% of surgeries are unnecessary. Many people can recover from painful symptoms with nonsurgical treatment options like injections or customized physical therapy. View illustrations that show various conditions and learn about what may be causing pain.
Exercise therapy plays an important role in healing after injuries, accidents and surgeries. Alamo Brain and Spine refers out to affiliated therapists who will help rehabilitate to injuries to help restore fexibility, ease discomfort and help you back to activities you love.