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Spine Treatments

Spinal injuries and conditions require care from a multidisciplinary team of professionals, including orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons. No matter what your spine issue, the experts at Adventist Health work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that you can feel good about.

Spine conditions present in many different ways and stages. Our team recommends conservative, non-surgical treatments when appropriate, only recommending surgery when necessary.

We are your partner in health, every step of the way.

To learn more about our spine care services, please call (707) 456-3062.

Complete surgical and nonsurgical spine treatment

When you come to Adventist Health for spine pain, you have access to leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options. For complex spine conditions Dr. Katsuura provides expert care.

Not all spine pain requires surgery. Whenever possible, Dr. Katsuura will recommend conservative, nonsurgical treatments, including:

  • Pain and anti-inflammatory medications: We can provide oral pain medication or administer medication via injections.
  • Orthopedic rehabilitation: This includes physical therapy and occupational therapy, as well as other treatments.
  • Bracing: A brace can stabilize the joint to promote proper healing.
  • Rest/ice/compression/elevation: Also called RICE, this simple at-home treatment can reduce inflammation and pain.
  • Alternative treatments: Chiropractic care or acupuncture can be used to alleviate pain.

If your spine condition is best treated surgically, you’re in good hands. Dr. Katsuura commonly performs complex spine procedures, including:

  • Fusion surgeries
  • Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
  • Cervical Fusion
  • Deformity Corrections
  • Kyphosis Correction
  • Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Sagittal and Coronal Plane
  • Scoliosis Correction
  • Smither-Peterson Osteotomy
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Vertebral Column Resection

Conditions treated:

  • Adult degenerative scoliosis
  • Adult spinal deformity
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Atlantoaxial instability
  • Back and neck pain
  • Cauda equine syndrome
  • Cervical and lumbar radiculopathy (radiating arm pain and radiating leg pain)
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Congenital spinal abnormalities
  • Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)
  • Disc herniations
  • Early and late onset scoliosis
  • Failed spine surgery
  • Klippel – feil
  • Lumbar spondylolisthesis
  • Occipitocervical pathology
  • Os odontoideum
  • Pediatric spinal deformity
  • Scheuermann’s kyphosis
  • Spine fractures
  • Spinal infections (osteomyelitis and epidural abscess)
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spine trauma
  • Spine tumors

Complete, compassionate care

Learn more about the orthopedic services we offer. You can also get answers to frequently asked questions.

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