Surgery is used to treat back pain, repair spine injuries and correct scoliosis, also known as adult spinal deformity. Common types of spine surgeries include:
Using these treatments and other advanced approaches, Mercy spine surgeons lower risk, reduce back pain and bring about faster recoveries for patients facing nearly any condition of the spine.
This includes offering the latest minimally invasive spine surgery when appropriate. Advances in spinal surgery techniques and technology allow many patients to return to normal activities in just a few weeks.
Interventional pain management involves injections, stimulation and heat, among other techniques, to relieve pain through medications or to “shut off” pain signals a nerve is sending to the brain. This might include: