Do you have back or neck pain? Northwestern Medicine can help you get back to your full potential.

If you want relief from your back or neck pain, where you choose to go matters. At Northwestern Medicine, we treat a wide range of spinal conditions with the most advanced treatment options available. From minor back pain to complex spinal injuries, we have the best treatment options and the most experienced team for your condition.

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Why Choose the Northwestern Medicine Spine Center

Northwestern Medicine's integrated Spine Center uses the very latest surgical techniques to treat acute and chronic spinal conditions. With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, most spine problems can be managed without surgical procedures. When surgery is required, the Spine Center is able to deliver highly-skilled surgical expertise to the treatment of these disorders.

Conditions we treat:

  • Spinal deformity
  • Spine oncology
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Work-related injuries
  • Failed neck or back surgery syndrome
  • Peripheral nerve compression syndromes
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Rheumatologic disorders of the spine
  • Spinal fractures and other traumatic injuries
  • Sports-related back and neck injuries

Our Team of Experts

The Northwestern Medicine Spine Center teams neurological surgery with orthopedic surgery to allow for the expert treatment of chronic, acute and complex spine conditions, maximizing your potential for recovery while minimizing complications that can result from disorders of the spine, to help you regain life skills and independence in the wake of back injury. This unique approach to managing diseases of the spine is critical because 8 out of 10 Americans will be affected at some point in their adult lives by diseases and disorders of the spine.

Before you decide to have back surgery, make sure you choose the right doctor. If you are thinking about getting treatment for chronic back pain, consider contacting the Northwestern Medicine Spine Center for a second opinion.