Talk to our orthopedic spine specialists at Ascension sites of care about sudden or chronic neck and back pain.
About Back Pain
Understanding and treating your back and neck pain
Back and neck pain can make even simple activities difficult. The best place to start is by having a conversation with your primary care doctor. If you need an orthopedic surgeon, we provide care to improve your spine health to help you return to the activities you love. Our orthopedic surgeons specialize in treatments for arthritis pain in your back and joints, herniated discs, sciatica nerve pain, chronic spine disorders and more. We start by listening to understand you and your health needs and goals. Then, we work to identify the cause of your back pain and deliver the care that’s right for you. From physical therapy to minimally invasive and spine surgery, we’re here for you.
Advanced spine surgery and rehabilitation care options
Our orthopedic surgeons are part of a national network of specialists, sharing research and best practices. Our orthopedic surgeons also can connect you to brain and spine care specialists for neurologic disorders or conditions that require neurology care. Our care teams deliver personalized care for your back at many Ascension sites of care, including:
- Lumbar disc replacement
- Laminectomy (enlargement of the spinal canal to relieve nerve pressure)
- Scoliosis surgery (fixing an abnormal curve in the spine)
- Spinal fusion
- Spinal tumor surgery (removal of tumors)
After surgeries and procedures, we’ll connect you with the right physical therapists to support your rehabilitation and recovery.
Helping to prevent neck or back injury through physical therapy
Preventing injury can help you continue to do the activities you want to do. Whether you are recovering from an injury, starting a new exercise program or have a chronic condition, we can show you how to prevent injuries to your back and neck. Our doctors and physical therapists provide care for conditions that affect your spine, bones, muscles and balance. With physical therapy, we offer treatments to help improve the health of your spine.