Helping You Get Control Of Your Life

We help patients regain not just their health, but their peace of mind.

Dr. Matthew Kaplan: Winner of “Best Pain Doctor” in Austin 4 Years In A Row.

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“I started Preferred Spine & Pain with the simple goal of improving patients’ quality of life through a compassionate, comprehensive, and individualized treatment for pain.”
Dr Matthew Kaplan DO

Experienced Doctors

For over 5 years, Preferred Spine & Pain has been providing custom and lasting solutions to relive its patients’ pain.

Professional & Friendly Staff

Dr. Kaplan is supported by a large and experienced staff that will help with your appointment and pain relief.

Beyond Relief: Rejunivation

Dr. Kaplan is trained to use the latest medical advances and technologies that enable you to regain control of you life.

Custom Care

Dr. Kaplan listens to all of his patients and works with them to create an individual path for them to find relief.

Latest Technologies

From non-steroidal biologics to human derived growth factors, Dr. Kaplan is up on the latest advances in pain care and investigates them all to help resolve your pain.

Convenient Locations

With offices in North Austin and Round Rock, it is easy to find and get to Dr. Kaplan.

Find Relief From Your Pain

Dr. Kaplan and his trained staff at Preferred Spine and Pain use a combination of techniques personalized for your individual situation. Beyond standard therapies, Dr. Kaplan is trained in some of the more recent advances in pain relief medicine.


Cervical Spine

From Epidural Steroid Injection to a C2 Ganglion Block, Dr. Kaplan has a variety of techniques to ease your upper back pain. Most important, he listens to you and treats you as a whole patient.

Thoracic Spine

Dr. Kaplan diagnosis thoracic (middle) back problems, but also looks deeper to see if you are experiencing gastro-intestinal, heart, lung or other internal issues or causes. His policy is to treat your whole body.

Lumbar Spine

Lumbar Spine problems can come from muscular problems, degenerated discs, herniation, joint dysfunction or another source. Regardless of the cause, Dr. Kaplan will put you on a path towards relief.


Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gout are all types of Arthritis, the name for diseases that cause inflammation and pain in your joints. We examine your genetics and medical history to understand the cause of your arthritis and create a highly customized treatment plan to relieve your arthritis pain and restore your overall health.

Chronic Pain in Specific Areas

Dorsal root ganglion (DRG) therapy is a new type of neurostimulation therapy designed to manage difficult-to-treat chronic pain in specific areas of the lower body, such as the foot, knee, hip or groin. Talk with Dr. Kaplan to see if this can provide relief for your pain.

Lower Back Pain

Most American adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their life. Lower Back Pain is very common and can come from many different conditions and injuries. At Preferred Spine and Pain we start with a holistic examination and create a customized plan for you, drawing from a variety of therapies, ranging from physical therapy to spinal cord stimulators.

Your Health Starts Here

Flexible appointments and conveniently located.

Or call — 512-255-7246

” Dr. Kaplan digs deep to understand what hurts and why. He doesn’t just write you a script and push you out the door. He takes the time to insure you are offered the best solutions for your pain and insures that you suffer the least possible.”

Ken S.

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