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A Reliable Neck, Spine, and Back Specialist Near Me

Triangle Region / 25 Apr 2022

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A Reliable Neck, Spine, and Back Specialist Near Me

An Experienced Spine, Neck, and Back Specialist Near Me

Your spine is an important multi-tasker that takes on many different responsibilities. Made up of a complex collection of bones, it protects the spinal cord and nerves, provides flexibility, allows you to stand up straight, and is the main support for your head, shoulders, and upper body. Because the spine is such an integral part of your daily movement, when an injury occurs, it can not only be painful but also disrupt your life.

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To help ensure you receive an appropriate diagnosis and prevent your condition from worsening, consult with a skilled spine specialist.

No matter the type of injury, EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region has got your back (literally). Combining unmatched subspecialty orthopedic care with innovative techniques, our Back, Neck, and Spine Team is dedicated to providing customized treatment plans for each patient. Our ultimate goal is to help relieve painful symptoms and restore mobility. If you’ve been asking “Where can I find a reliable back specialist near me?” read on to see how EmergeOrtho approaches personalized care.

Expert Orthopedic Spine Care

According to studies, it is estimated that approximately 80% of people in the U.S. will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Spine pain can vary from minor to severe and can be intermittent or chronic.

Many people wonder when they should consult with a spine specialist or wonder “Where can I find a back specialist near me?” If you experience any of the following symptoms, seeking the aid of a back, neck, and spine doctor can ensure a precision diagnosis and individualized treatment:

  • Pain in the back or radiating down the leg, often worsening with movement
  • Dexterity issues (new onset clumsiness, incoordination, or gait instability)
  • Pain radiating from the neck to the arm
  • Back or neck pain while performing daily activities (such as reaching, lifting, or bending)
  • Tingling, numbness, or weakness in the legs or arms

During your consultation, your doctor will go over any symptoms you have. In addition to performing a physical examination, they may order several diagnostic tests, which include:

  • X-rays
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Computerized axial tomography (CT scan)
  • Electromyogram (EMG)
  • Bone scan

As the area’s trusted choice for back, neck, and spine care, EmergeOrtho back specialists:

  • Are board-certified and expertly trained in treating spinal conditions
  • Have access to innovative orthopedic technology and clinical trials
  • Focus on comprehensive, patient-centered care that puts the needs of the patient first

The extensive experience of our local back specialists enables them to address a variety of back, neck, and spine conditions which include:

Back, Neck, and Spine Treatment (From Top Orthopedic Back Surgeons)

Whenever possible, we address orthopedic conditions utilizing conservative treatment approaches. If, however, a spine condition does not respond to non-operative methods, surgical intervention may be recommended. Treatments include:

For the lumbar spine (lower back)

  • Lumbar microdiscectomy, laminectomy
  • Endoscopic lumbar decompression
  • Posterior lumbar fusion, TLIF
  • Minimally invasive posterior lumbar fusion
  • Anterior lumbar fusion: ALIF, XLIF
  • Scoliosis Correction
  • Kyphoplasty for fracture treatment
  • X-Stop, Vertiflex (minimally invasive treatment for lumbar stenosis)
  • Lumbar disc replacement (artificial disc replacement), performed since 2005
  • Colflex Procedure (less invasive treatment for lumbar stenosis)
  • Numerous FDA clinical trials of minimally invasive, motion-preserving technology

For the neck (cervical spine)

No matter what diagnosis you receive, our orthopedic back surgeons will provide you with personalized, patient-centered care. Searching for a “back specialist near me?” If back pain has been keeping you from the lifestyle and activities you enjoy, call us any time at 919-220-5255 or self-schedule an appointment now.

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