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Spine and Back Pain

Poor posture. Muscle strain. Arthritis. Skeletal deformities. These are just several of many reasons millions of American suffer from acute and chronic back and neck pain. Recurring and debilitating pain can keep you from work and play and greatly impact your quality of life at any age.

At the NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, our experienced specialists diagnose and treat a variety of spine, neck and back conditions. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians provides personalized care for both adult and pediatric patients. With a particular expertise in sports medicine, we help professional to budding athletes as well as weekend warriors and fitness buffs to overcome their pain and improve their function.

The NorthShore Spine Center takes a holistic approach, with our experts delivering comprehensive patient-centered care. Our recently opened state-of-the-art facility in the NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine at Skokie Hospital houses all of our spine specialists in one convenient location. The new Center features advanced technology for diagnosing and treating a wide range of spine and back conditions.

Our spine program has distinguished itself through national recognition for our clinical excellence, especially in spine surgery. Blue Cross and Blue Shield have long designated NorthShore a Blue Distinction® Center. This award recognizes healthcare facilities and providers nationwide for their expertise in delivering specialty care.

Committed to offering the most advanced orthopaedic care, our specialists are involved in conducting innovative clinical research to improve patient outcomes. Evaluating the use of donor stem cells to improve fusion during spinal surgery is one exciting area of study that our Spine and Back Pain team is pursuing to improve spinal instability.

For More Information

In order to help our patients pinpoint the specific cause of their back or neck pain, we request that you complete this consultation request form. We’ll get back to you within two business days.