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Steven Tijmes, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Pain Management

Meet Dr. Tijmes

Dr. Steven Tijmes is a dedicated medical professional with a strong background in pain management and rehabilitation. He completed his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and a Masters in Medical Science at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Tijmes excelled during his four-year residency at Memorial Healthcare System in Florida, gaining expertise in pain management, musculoskeletal care, and advanced injection techniques.

He continued to advance his knowledge and skills by completing a prestigious Fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at Louisiana State University. During this fellowship, which he completed in July 2023, he gained expertise in advanced interventional techniques, including spinal cord stimulator implantation, kyphoplasty, intrathecal drug delivery system implantation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and Vertiflex procedures.

In addition to his medical career, Dr. Tijmes leads an active lifestyle, enjoying activities like hiking, strength training, biking, and running. He is also an avid traveler and a connoisseur of diverse cuisines, and he finds relaxation in reading.

Dr. Tijmes’ medical career is marked by a commitment to providing the best possible care to his patients, ensuring not only their physical health but also their overall quality of life.

Location Served

  • Flower Mound



  • Epidural steroid injections, entire spine
  • Facet joint injections and rhizotomy
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Musculoskeletal injections
  • Intradiscal injections
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Basivertebral nerve ablations


Conditions Treated

  • Acute and chronic pain of the neck/back
  • Degenerative disc disease and disc herniations
  • Cervical and lumbar radiculopathy
  • Spinal joint degenerative changes
  • Cervicogenic headaches
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy
  • Vertebral compression fractures



  • Louisiana State University;
    New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Interventional Pain Medicine


  • Memorial Healthcare System;
    Fort Worth, TX
    • Resident Physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

Medical School

  • Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine; Fort Worth, TX
    • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Neck and back pain take the joy out of life. We’re here to help you find it again.

Our founder, Dr. David Rothbart, understood that people struggling with back or neck pain often fear surgery as the first option. He shared this concern, which is why he founded Spine Team Texas—to treat patients conservatively and avoid surgery as the initial solution. Dr. Rothbart’s team of carefully selected pain management experts has helped many patients find relief from their back and neck pain. Schedule your appointment today to find out how they can help you achieve your goals.
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Meet Tom Winders

Businessman, golfer & back pain conqueror
For a while, the only place Tom Winders could get a decent night’s sleep was on his living room love seat, where he could position his back just right. That’s when he knew something had to be done.

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