Spine Services

Serving the Gulf Coast Region with locations in Mobile and Baldwin Counties

Spine TreatmentBlake Bowden MD is a fellowship trained specialist with a concentration on non-surgical and surgical spine treatments. He joins us after training with some of the world renowned specialists at the Texas Back Institute who have provided cutting edge care to some of the top athletes in the world.

He specializes in treatment of:

  • Osteoarthritis and bone spurs of the neck and back
  • Chronic back pain
  • Chronic neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Facet joint disease
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated discs
  • Nerve compression
  • Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Osteoporosis of the spine

Dr. Bowden is committed to providing a highly individualized and thorough approach to your concerns with the goal of returning you back to normal living. There are both non-operative and operative interventions available depending on each patient’s particular condition, and Dr. Bowden prides himself on promoting surgical intervention as a last resort which it comes to treating spinal conditions of the back and neck. A wide variety of minimally invasive treatments and prevention options are offered by Dr. Bowden and his staff to help improve your quality of life including:

  • Non-habit forming medicines
  • Spine physical therapy and rehabilitation
  • Lumbar and cervical epidural steroid injections
  • Targeted facet injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Adjunctive therapies

Surgical Options Include:

  • Motion sparing techniques such as artificial disc replacement
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)
  • Lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF aka XLIF)
  • Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Navigated and Robotic spinal instrumentation

If you are in need of compassionate and customized care for your spine related issues, please call (251) 635-3663 to set up a consultation.

Dr. Bowden’s new patient questionnaire was a clue to his superior involvement and support — asking what I need in a doctor. He is very knowledgeable and gave me as much information as I wanted. For me, I want to know all the science and biology to help me make the best decisions for my health. He’s proactive and on top of his game.

Marjorie W.