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Spine care

Spine specialists, who can be orthopedists or neurosurgeons, diagnose and treat injuries, trauma and diseases related to the spine. Spine care doctors also offer care for herniated disk, nerve damage, sciatica, neck pain or chronic back pain.

Spine doctors in Richmond, Virginia

Our goal is to help you get long-term relief from back pain.

If you're suffering from back or neck pain, turning, bending or even stretching can be difficult. At Chippenham Hospital, we can offer treatments including everything from physical therapy to spine surgery.

Do something about your back and neck pain

Steps can be taken to live with less back and neck pain. Take our online assessment to understand what you can do about it.

Steps can be taken to live with less back and neck pain. Take our online assessment to understand what you can do about it.

Back and spine conditions we treat

Here, our team of board-certified and fellowship-trained doctors specializes in orthopedic care, neurosurgery, sports medicine and pain management. They work together to provide you with whole-patient care neck and back pain issues, including:

  • Bone spurs
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated discs
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis and kyphosis
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal stenosis and myelopathy
  • Spinal tumors and cancer
  • Spine infections
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports injuries

Our spine treatments and services

Our board-certified doctors provide you with exemplary spine care. They use the latest advancements in medical technology to help relieve pain and restore mobility.

Our spine treatments

We understand that neck and back pain can impact your overall health. That's why we offer prompt diagnostics and personalized treatments designed to get you back to living your life as soon as possible.

Nonsurgical spine treatments

If surgery is not required, doctors may suggest less invasive treatments, such as:

  • Interventional spine procedures — Procedures such as radiofrequency ablation can use heat to destroy tissue or sensory nerves that cause pain.
  • Nerve stimulation — Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapy or implanted peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) devices deliver low-voltage electrical currents to relieve pain.
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation — Board-certified physiologists will develop and supervise a fitness plan to help you strengthen and stabilize your core.
  • Spinal injections — Epidural, facet joint, sacroiliac joint, nerve blocks or trigger point injections can be used to relieve your pain and reduce inflammation.
Advanced spine surgery

Our surgeons use advanced intraoperative imaging tools to create 2D and 3D images. This offers more precise diagnosis and treatment, as well as enhanced safety for you.

Some of the procedures our expert spine surgeons perform include:

  • Digital biplane angiography (3DBRA)
  • Disc replacement surgery
  • Discectomy and microdiscectomy
  • Foraminotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminotomy
  • Spinal fusion
  • Vertebroplasty

We offer a preoperative class with our nurse navigator, where you'll learn what to expect during and after surgery as well as when you return home.

Rehabilitation after spine surgery

After your surgery, we'll provide you with every service and amenity you need for a comfortable and successful recovery. Our physical therapists will assess your need for inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation to ease pain and build strength and mobility.