Houston Heights Location

Houston’s Best Pain Relief Clinic

Expert Conservative Pain Management in Houston Heights

Welcome to Vanguard Spine & Sport’s location in Houston Heights, where we embrace a holistic approach to pain relief and lifestyle optimization to empower you to live without pain and engage in a healthy, active life. We provide our Houston-area patients with cutting-edge pain alleviation methods and therapeutic interventions, including:

Why Choose Vanguard Spine & Sport in Houston Heights?

Our team of pain experts and spinal specialists is committed to delivering top-tier care tailored to your unique medical needs. Whether it’s neck discomfort, backaches, joint issues, headaches, or sports-related injuries, our physicians use advanced methodologies to accurately diagnose and address your pain. We’re Houston’s home for conservative pain management, pain relief, and sports-related injury care, and we’re focused on optimizing your health with treatments aimed at reducing or eliminating your pain so you can get back to living a normal, active lifestyle.

A Comprehensive, Non-Surgical Pain Clinic

If you’re exploring non-surgical options for pain relief, the Vanguard Spine & Sport in Houston Heights provides an array of non-invasive therapies and treatments without surgery. From chiropractic therapies and spinal decompression to rehabilitation and more, our team of pain experts and medical professionals excel in offering solutions that provides relief while fostering sustained well-being. With innovative techniques and whole-person care, our conservative pain management practice is devoted to minimizing your pain, optimizing your lifestyle, and avoiding interruptions to your daily activities.

Conservative Pain Management Near You in Houston, TX

Conveniently located in Houston Heights, Vanguard Spine & Sport delivers exceptional conservative pain management and personalized care to patients throughout the Houston area, including Greater Houston Heights, Timbergrove Manor, Lazy Brook, Shady Acres, Oak Forest, Garden Oaks, Brooke Smith, Camp Wood, Rice Military, Crestwood, Glen Cove, and more.

Whether you’re grappling with persistent pain, an athletic injury, or relentless discomfort associated with conditions like lower back pain, neck pain, joint distress, or other pain-related challenges, Vanguard Sport & Spine offers effective solutions for fast relief and enhanced recovery. Our expert team is here to assess your pain, develop a course of treatment, and restore you to peak health with a life free of pain.

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3 Easy Steps to Pain Relief in Houston, TX


First Visit Assessment

On Day 1 you will meet with our team for a consult, exam, and imaging (if needed) to get to the bottom of the “Why?” behind your pain.


Analysis By Our Full Team of Specialists

Next, our entire team of physicians will meet to analyze and discuss your condition and determine the best course of care.

Treatment Plan Within 48 Hours

We schedule your Day 2 visit within 48 hours and provide you with a personalized care plan, treatment timeline, and transparent pricing.

Conditions We Treat

Here are just a few of the many conditions we treat at Vanguard Spine & Sport in Houston Heights:

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Disc Herniations
  • Sciatica
  • SI Joint Syndrome
  • Whiplash
  • Carpel Tunnel
  • Snapping Hip
  • Jumpers Knee
  • Headaches

  • TMJ Syndrome
  • Neuropathy
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Car Accidents
  • Injuries
  • Runners knee
  • Meniscus Tear

  • Achilles
  • Strained Muscle

  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Fibromyalgia

What Type of Pain Are You Experiencing?

At Vanguard Spine & Sport’s location in Houston Heights in Houston, TX, we believe in a holistic approach to patient care in order to help you achieve a pain-free life. This means assessing the type of pain you are experiencing.

Types of pain:

Acute Pain

  • Short-term pain, usually as a result of injury or inflammation.
  • Serves as a warning of disease or a threat to the body.
  • Typically resolves once the underlying cause is treated.

Chronic Pain

  • Lasts for a prolonged period, typically longer than three months.
  • Can be persistent and might not have an apparent cause.
  • Can affect quality of life and functioning.

Nociceptive Pain

  • Caused by tissue damage or inflammation.
  • Examples include cuts, burns, or fractures.

Neuropathic Pain

  • Caused by damage to the nervous system.
  • Examples include diabetic neuropathy and sciatic nerve pain.

Pain is a complex physiological and psychological experience, signaling that there may be something wrong within the body. Understanding pain and treating it often requires a multi-faceted approach with the highest level of service possible.

Meet the Houston Heights Vanguard Team

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Kiran Virani


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Dr. Kanon Oswald


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Dr. Lance Iguess


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Dr. Yvonne Hernandez


Dr Kanon Oswald

Dr. Andre Mergey


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Dr. Bharat Mittal


Our lifestyle adjustment protocol will relieve pain, restore health, and help you live your optimal life.


Patient Success Stories

“Dr. Oswald has helped my husband with his back several times- one adjustment and he is on his feet like it never hurt! So excited to see the start of this new venture!”

Michal N. Moffitt

“Dr. Oswald has helped me through several back injuries throughout the past two years. Wouldn’t be playing football again without his help!”

Stephen Marcus Jurgella

“Amazing people! I developed some lower back and shoulder problems from four years in the Marines and after three sessions here, I feel great. With their relaxed atmosphere and cool equipment, I don’t think you can find a better place. They’ve earned a loyal patient for as long as I need to be one.”

Reid Tonking