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Spine Care

Made up of interconnected bones, ligaments and tendons, muscles, a spinal cord, and nerve roots, your spine is an intricate and important part of your body. That’s why when there’s a spine issue, we believe in providing an integrated, team-based approach. St. Joseph Health provides thoughtfully designed care plans using state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment options, keeping our patient’s results and well-being at the forefront throughout it all.

Comprehensive care for short- and long-term spine issues.

We offer comprehensive care for patients with both long- and short-term spine issues. Our team of neurosurgeons, nurses, technicians and radiologists are highly skilled in diagnosing and treating hundreds of different neuroscience and spinal disorders, including:
 

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Radiating pain down the arms
  • Radiating pain down the legs
  • Progressive weakness in the arms
  • Progressive weakness in the legs
  • Numbness in the upper extremity
  • Numbness in the lower extremity
  • Muscle spasms
  • Headaches
  • Seizures
  • Joint pain
  • Loss of bladder and bowel control
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylosis
  • Facet Arthropathy
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • SI joint pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Vertebral Compression fracture
  • Joint pain/Arthritis pain
  • Bursitis
  • Post herpetic neuralgia/ shingles pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Spasticity related to spinal cord injury
  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Low back sprain and strain
  • Artificial Cervical Disk
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Central Cord Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Cord injury
  • Spinal Cord stimulation
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Tethered spinal cord syndrome
  • Vertebral Compression fractures
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Gunshot wounds to the spine
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Astrocytoma Tumors
  • Brain Metastasis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerofibromatosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Pituitary tumors

An interdisciplinary approach to spine care.

Our team uses an interdisciplinary approach that allows us to ensure each patient’s needs are addressed thoroughly. As part of this coordinated care, our treatment plan may include many of the following specialties:
 

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurology
  • Physical Therapy and/or Occupational Therapy

 

The St. Joseph Health spine care team offers experienced care you can trust. If you are dealing with a spine issue and would like a consultation, contact us today.

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