Neck and Spine

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As with any critical organ system in our body, a healthy spine is a vital part of achieving longevity and maintaining an active lifestyle. Nearly all of us will suffer from low back or neck pain at some point. Fortunately, most of these episodes are mild and improve with little or no treatment. When symptoms persist despite initial conservative care, the physicians at SportsMed-Wheaton Orthopaedics can provide expert diagnosis and non-operative treatment of the common ailments that affect the spine. When surgical intervention is required, an appropriate referral is provided.

Common Injuries

  • Cervical and Lumbar strains/sprains
  • Herniated Nucleus Pulposis (herniated disc)
  • Acquired Spondylolysis (lumbar stress fracture)

oc-spineDegenerative conditions

  • Cervical spondylosis and radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Facet syndrome
  • Sacroiliac dysfunction

Developmental abnormalities

  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis