This web site is aimed at providing useful information to patients seeking treatment of a spinal condition and to provide an insight into the treatments offered by Mr Orpen. It may offer some useful information on common spinal conditions and allow the reader to get a better understanding of commonly confusing medical terminology.
Mr Orpen is a fellowship trained consultant spinal surgeon working in conjunction with other allied health professionals all with a specialist interest in the spine and conditions that lead to symptoms such as back pain/ sciatica and neuropathic limb pain. A full range of non-operative and operative therapy can be advised allowing patients to make there own choice as to the best solution for their condition. There is always a strict adherance to current standards of excellence and an evidence based approach to what treatment to consider.