St. Helena Spine Pain Treatments

Orthopedic care for the lower back and neck

Each year, our surgeon helps literally hundreds of patients with conditions of the lower back and neck, ranging from the most common to the most complex.

Symptoms and conditions we treat

Our specialists help patients find relief from the following symptoms and conditions:

  • Acute and chronic neck pain and back pain
  • Herniated disc, sciatica and radiculopathy
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Degenerative conditions of the spine
  • Scoliosis

Nonsurgical treatments

Our specialist views surgery as a treatment option only when all other avenues have been explored. Some of our nonsurgical treatments include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Injections
  • Decompression
  • Medical management

Surgical treatments

When all other treatment options have been considered and surgery appears to be the best options, our specialists are skilled in the following surgical techniques:

  • Anterior lumbar interbody fusion
  • Artificial disk replacement in the lumbar spine
  • Bone grafts in spine surgery
  • Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: surgical treatment options
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Posterior lumbar interbody fusion and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion
  • Preparing for low-back surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spinal fusion glossary
  • Surgical options for cervical radiculopathy

For more information, call Adventist Health St. Helena at (707) 967-9011.