Back pain treatment center
If you live with persistent back, neck or limb pain, you could have a spine condition. Ask the specialists at the Genesis Back Pain Treatment Center for help relieving your symptoms and staying as active and independent as possible.
Get care for a broad range of spine-related conditions, including:
- Cervical and lumbar myelopathy
- Cervical and lumbar radiculopathy
- Degenerative disc disease
- Lumbar spinal stenosis
- Neck and lower back pain
- Spinal arthritis
- Spinal cord compression or injury
- Spinal deformity
- Spinal fracture
In addition to muscle discomfort, signs of spinal conditions include shooting nerve pain, weakness, numbness, tingling, difficulty walking and incontinence. Symptoms can be:
- Acute – Lasting up to six months and caused by an injury or disorder such as a strain, sprain, slipped disc or arthritis
- Recurrent – Happens again and again
- Chronic – Lasts longer than six months and worsens over time
Whenever possible, your personalized treatment plan will begin with conservative, nonsurgical methods such as:
- Rehabilitation – Includes the McKenzie Method of physical therapy, hot and cold therapy, gentle electrical stimulation, therapeutic ultrasound, exercise, assistive devices and other methods to relieve pain and improve function
- Lifestyle changes, such as smoking cessation, weight loss and stress management
- Pain management
We aim to help you return to your daily activities without heavy reliance on pain medication.
Depending on your diagnosis, your doctor may refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon. In this case, our nurse navigator will work with the specialist to stay informed of your progress and update your primary care physician.
Back Pain Team
You get coordinated care from a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, including:
- Pain management physicians
- Physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors)
- Physical therapists
Preparing for Spine Surgery
If you’re scheduled for spine surgery, we have information to help you prepare for your procedure. You’ll learn what you need to do before surgery and what you can expect during your stay with us. You’ll also learn ways to enhance your recovery through physical and occupational therapy, pain management and the personalized guidance of your case manager. The more prepared you are, the better your chances for a good outcome.
How to prepare for spinal surgery