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CONSERVATIVE SPINE CARE

From the “weekend warrior” injuries to chronic arthritis, we are trained to serve your needs. Treatment includes use of manual therapy to regain mobility and a carefully designed exercise protocol to regain your strength and function.

WHAT WE TREAT:

Disc pathology

  • Herniated/”bulging” disc

  • Degenerative disc disease


Spinal Stenosis/Arthritic changes

  • Foraminal and central canal stenosis

  • Degenerative joint disease

  • Osteoporosis/Osteoarthritis


Sacroiliitis/Sacroiliac joint dysfunction


Spinal Stiffness (hypomobility)

  • Decreased range of motion

  • Low back stiffness

  • “Crick in the neck”

  • Work/posture related neck tightness


Pre-operative spine care
“Pre-habilitation” to strengthen the joints and muscles for surgery - A study in the Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation found that patients who completed an exercise program prior to back surgery had improved function prior to surgery and met milestones and left the hospital sooner following surgery compared to those who didn’t.


Scoliosis


Spinal Instability (Hypermobility)

  • Spondylolysis

  • Spondylolisthesis