Back Pain Treatment and Spine Surgery

The specialists at Providence Neuroscience Institute at Sacred Heart Medical Center have treatments which can alleviate your pain and get you back in motion. We’ll partner with your primary care provider to find the best treatments for you.

When You Need Back Surgery

If you have persistent back pain and have tried physical therapy, injections, and other non-invasive treatments, then spine surgery may be a good option for you. If you’re wondering if surgery is an option for you, speak with your primary care provider or request a consultation with one of our specialists. We’ll work with you on your referral process, including any imaging you may need.

Our spine surgeons utilize the latest and safest techniques, including minimally invasive microsurgical techniques for neck and lumbar procedures. All surgical procedures are performed at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, ranked as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery by Healthgrades and as the #1 Best Hospital in Eastern Washington by U.S. News & World Report.

Our specialists are highly experienced in treating back and neck conditions, including:

  • Sciatica
  • Osteoporosis
  • Low-back pain
  • Herniated disks
  • Degenerative disk disease
  • Spondylolisthesis (slipped vertebra)
  • Myelopathy (spinal cord problems caused by compression in the neck)
  • Spinal stenosis (narrowing) or compression
  • Radiculopathy (pinched nerves)
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Adult degenerative scoliosis
  • Sagittal imbalance syndrome
  • Spinal deformity due to fractures or bone disease
  • Juvenile scoliosis present into adulthood

Our doctors and therapists provide surgical and non-surgical treatments for spinal disorders. Your doctor will recommend the treatment plan that is best for your condition. This may include rehabilitation, surgery or both.

If you need surgery, the neurosurgeons at the Providence Spine Program at Sacred Heart Medical Center use the most advanced techniques, including minimally invasive microsurgical procedures for neck and lumbar conditions. Using the latest advanced technology and image guidance, we make sure your procedure and recovery are as successful as possible.

Our registered nurses are specially trained in body mechanics, expediting the healing and recovery processes and neurological and orthopedic care.

Rehabilitation gives you the chance to build strength before a procedure and to rebuild coordination, mobility and strength afterward. Your rehab program may include:

  • Exercise physiology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy

Our therapists and doctors are committed to making sure you have an optimal recovery.