Spinal Clinic


The Spinal Foundation and the Spinal Clinic are dedicated to offering advanced Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery to NHS and Private Patients respectively.

The treatment team is multidisciplinary but whereas this term usually means that most patients are referred to chronic pain management because definitive surgical treatment is not available locally, the approach is quite different in this unit. 20 years of pioneering Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery means that most sources of back or neck and referred pain can be located and treated with encouraging results without the use of open surgery or Less invasive open surgery, so often falsely referred to as, minimal invasive surgery.

The Spinal Foundation is a Spinal Clinic

The need for a Psychologist or Cognitive Behavioural Therapist is no longer necessary.

The multidisciplinary team however consists of an international network of advanced dedicated spinal physiotherapists and a close working relationship with leading edge open spinal surgery units such as SpineWorks in The Hampshire Clinic, Basingstoke for those patients rarely needing supplementary open surgery.

So this unit led by Martin Knight MD FRCS provides a comprehensive Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery service with a full rehabilitation team and colleagues offering open surgery when rarely needed. Additional Spinal Surgeons are joining the unit and will be offering Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in the future under the governance of the Spinal Foundation.

UK Back Surgeons

This form of Transforaminal Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery offers a precise effective alternative to Microdiscectomy, Open Decompression, various forms of Facetectomy, Fusion or Total Disc Replacement (with minimised tissue disturbance) as an overnight treatment and encouraging published outcomes and low complication rates.

Please evaluate our research shown on this site and the background information regarding spinal conditions and their treatment by Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.

The unit offers appointments in Longfield, Kent with ready access from Manchester Airport and the M6 motorway or in the The Hampshire Clinic, Basingstoke within ready access from the M3 motorway, Gatwick, Stanstead, Heathrow and Southampton International Airports. If you would like an appointment then do Contact Us