Back, Neck and Spine

Millions of Americans suffer from back and neck pain or spine disorders resulting from congenital (from birth) conditions, injury, trauma or degenerative illness. Fortunately, the physicians at the University of Michigan Health System have been on the forefront of treating these conditions since our doors opened in 1859. Today, our specialists in anesthesiology, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation offer a comprehensive, specialized approach for treating back, neck and spine conditions including:

  • Back pain
  • Herniated disc
  • Facet syndrome
  • Neck pain
  • Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Scarred nerves
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Compression/Myelopathy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stenosis
  • Vertebral body compression fractures

Treatment options may be medical or surgical including:

  • Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Manual medicine
  • Pain medication management
  • Physical therapy
  • Spinal revision and reconstructive surgery

Our ultimate goal is to help restore your quality of life.