A Better Way Back: Success Stories


Bill Walton

Better Way Back Spokesperson

Hall of Fame basketball player and television analyst, Bill Walton, is a Nuvasive Better Way Back Advocate. Bill suffered for years from severe chronic back and leg pain.

Nate "Rock" Quarry

Better Way Back Spokesperson

Nate "Rock" Quarry is used to big punches and painful pursuits. In fact, it was part of his job title as a professional MMA athlete.

Jill White

Better Way Back Patient

“I firmly believe that positive attitude contributes a huge part to recovery. This surgery has been a blessing and has given me my life back!” 

Sue Carlson

Better Way Back Patient

“Every surgery comes with a certain amount of fear and hesitation. However, this is one decision that I am glad that I was able to make despite the fears because it has truly changed my life.”

Ruth Webster

Better Way Back Patient

“The accident affected everything. The pain was unbelievable and I was depressed and desperate for a solution. Dr. Fogel is a miracle worker and the procedure was a life-saver. Instead of being a victim, I am a survivor! I have a future now whereas before surgery my ‘future’ was in a bed.”

Olga Bethea

Better Way Back Patient

“Thanks to Dr. Fogel, my back is repaired and now I am free of my wheelchair! I can’t believe I am pain-free! If sharing my story prevents someone from being so afraid of surgery, then I would talk about my experience every day.” 

Patient Portal

We are pleased to provide patients with secure, 24/7 access to their health records through Spine Pain Be Gone. Patients can safely and easily:

  • Request prescription refills
  • Update insurance/demographic information
  • Review financial statements/make secure payments
  • View lab and test results
  • Access relevant health education materials

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Spine Pain Be Gone

  • Back Neck and Spine Pain Stops Now


    Are you in need of back pain treatment? Looking for a back doctor in the San Antonio, TX area? Dr. Fogel of the Spine Pain Be Gone Clinic offers an alternative to traditional open back and neck surgeries. Utilizing world-class technologies and highly-advanced tools, Dr. Guy Fogel specializes with innovative minimally invasive spine surgery techniques for his patients.



    Common Conditions & Treatments


    Dr. Fogel offers his patients less painful and time-consuming surgical procedures as compared to traditional open back and neck surgeries, motion limiting fusion surgeries and artificial disc replacements.  He does this by utilizing the latest technologies and techniques for pain causing neck and back conditions through minimally invasive endoscopic procedures. 




Words from our patients

  • Vitals

    "He is warm, friendly, courteous and polite. He takes his time and answers all your questions. He did a lumbar fusion on me and I have had no problems."

    Verified Patient
  • Demandforce

    "Dr. Fogel is the most caring Dr. I have ever met. He always takes the extra time to make sure I understand everything that is going on in my treatment."

    Elizabeth S.
  • Demandforce

    "The best doctor I ever met and his staff go way beyond expectations to try to help. Seeing him was the best thing I ever did."

    Ronald P.
  • Demandforce

    "Dr. Fogel's surgical procedure on my spine three years ago totally eliminated my back pain. I highly recommend Dr. Fogel to any one needing back pain relief."

    Luis J.
  • Demandforce

    "He is an awesome doc! I highly recommend Dr. Fogel. I can say that I have my life back and can do a lot of things that I couldn't do before my surgeries."

    Joanne G.
  • Demandforce

    "They do their utmost best to get their patients back to living as well and as actively as possible. You will not find a better spinal team!"

    Michele P.
  • Demandforce

    "Dr. Fogel is awesome! He was very clear on my diagnosis and his recommendation of the procedure that I needed to fix the problem in my spine."

    Jaclyn R.
Guy Fogel, MD, FAAOS
2833 Babcock
Suite 306
San Antonio, TX 78229