NBA basketball player Motejunas Donatas suffered from a herniated disc. He was successfully Michael Schubert operated on the spine.
A bottle of fine red wine next to their pillow and the complete absence of pain from their cervical (neck), thoracic (rib cage) or lumbar (lower back) regions of his spine. This is the pleasant surprise each of Dr. Michael Schubert’s thousands of patients experience two hours after their surgery at his renowned Apex Spine Centre for Endoscopic Intervertebral Disc Surgery and Spinal Surgery –which Dr Schubert created next to Munich’s Olympic Park. During the last 11 years he has carried out more than 6,000 successful endoscopic spinal surgeries at the centre using an advanced technique and a new generation of operating instruments which he co-designed.
Many, especially the elderly, suffer from back pain due to spinal stenosis. Classically, these patients all too often receive pain therapy in the form of epidural infiltration therapy (PRIT = peripheral radical infiltration therapy, Rasz catheter, etc.).
A research group from Philadelphia, USA has now found that the group of patients who had received such syringe therapy before a stenosis operation performed overall had a significantly worse surgical result than the group of patients who was never infiltrated or received spray therapy.
Here you can find the detailed report Spine Journal Februar 2013
A stupid move and the competitive athlete Janusz M. from Munich could no longer move. The competitive athlete, extreme athlete and physiotherapist, who happened to have treated thousands of patients with back pain conservatively himself for years, could no longer help himself! All conservative therapy measures failed!
His biggest concern was that he could no longer carry out his passion on "kite surfing"!
Read more (with beautiful pictures)
More and more athletes trust the apex spine center in Munich. So also the ambitious competitive swimmer Poul from Denmark. In December 2012, after weeks of frustrating conservative therapy, Poul finally underwent an endoscopic disc surgery in the apex spine center in Munich with Dr. Schubert.
Less than 3 months later, Poul won the "Danish Swimming Senior Championships" over 200 meters back and 3rd place over 200 meters butterfly.
We are happy with him and wish the apex spine team all the best for the future.
Monaco hope in the world ski circus Alexandra Coletti.
A drama! Alexandra Coletti, the hope of the Monegasque sports association and flag bearer at the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver 2010, suffered a herniated disc during training in Austria with dramatic effects. Already during a training descent you felt a sting and beginning numbness in the leg. Then suddenly additional weakness in the leg. She was able to save herself without falling.
“As a neurosurgeon, I recommend that all winter sports enthusiasts wear a helmet. And back protectors are helpful to avoid serious injuries to the thoracic and lumbar spine, ”says Dr. Armin Helm-
brecht. The neurosurgeon and spine specialist works in the Apex Spine Center in Munich.
Dr. Michael Schubert performs first endoscopic disc surgery on the cervical spine using the CESSYS technique he helped develop at the University of Chongqing / China.
I needed to tell just one sentence and diagnosis was established and then also confirmed by imaging techniques. Neither the orthopedic specialist nor the radiologist I had visited before, had identified the herniated disc. They told me to do some sports and that surgery would not help. Immediately after the surgery in the ATOS clinic, my symptoms disappeared and I was also pain free. Absolute number 1 address for spinal disc problems.