Mr Otto Von Arx: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Otto Von Arx

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

  • Not Fee assured
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Specialises in

  • Spine

About me

Mr. von Arx undertook his postgraduate specialist training in Trauma, Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery in Exeter and on the Wessex Training scheme based in Bath, Swindon and Bristol.

Otto was awarded a one year AO Spinal Surgical Fellowship in Brisbane Australia in 2006 consolidating his spinal surgical training under the supervision of Prof .Richard Williams, Dr Rob Labrom & Prof.Geoff Askin, additionally holding a research post at the Queensland University of Technology during his tenure.

His training and expertise encompasses the operative and non-operative management of back pain, degenerative lumbar pathology, lumbar disc pathology, spinal stenoses, traumatic &osteoporotic spinal fractures, cervical spine pathology and medico-legal practice. Mr von Arx has a particular interest in paediatric / adolescent back pain and the management of back pain in the elite sports person.

Mr von Arx practices at the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS, Circle Bath and the BMI Bath Clinic .

Specialties:

Trauma & Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery, Medico- Legal Practice , Medical Education .

Special Clinical Interests

Non operative & Operative Management of the Degenerate Spine
Spinal Surgery & Rehabilitation in the Elite athlete
Minimal Access Spinal Surgery
Complex Spine Reconstruction
Surgical Management of the Osteoporotic Spine incl. Vertebral Augmentation
Spinal Tumour Management

Areas of interest

• Spinal surgery • Back Pain • Non operative management for back pain • Minimal Access Spinal Surgery • Back pain in Elite athletes • Osteoporosis • Vertebroplasty • Kyphoplasty • Discectomy • Stenoses • Injection treatment for pain • Spinal fusion ; Paediatric back pain ; Adolescent back pain

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Procedures completed

  • A5770

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) - 5 to 6 levels - (1-5)

    Circle Bath (1-5)

  • A5290

    Transforaminal epidural - (1-5)

    Circle Bath (1-5)

  • A5771

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 5 or more joints - (1-5)

    BMI Bath Clinic (1-5) Circle Bath (1-5)

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)

    Circle Bath (1-5)

  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (1-5)

    BMI Bath Clinic (1-5)

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