Back and spine care

If you are struggling with chronic back pain, you are not the only one. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, back pain is the second most common ailment in the U.S. after headaches.

At HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest, our orthopedic specialists offer a comprehensive range of orthopedic techniques and procedures to help relieve back pain caused by conditions like herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spine or back fractures and more.

Back pain can happen to anyone, but there are factors that increase your likelihood of experiencing pain, including your:

  • Age
  • Fitness level
  • Diet
  • Heredity
  • Race
To learn more about our spine care services or to schedule an appointment with an orthopedist, please call (281) 318-4260.

Spine treatments

To determine the best treatment for your unique situation, our orthopedic specialists use advanced diagnostic imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) scans and X-ray imaging.

Once conditions are diagnosed treatments may include:

  • Pain management
  • Physical therapy
  • Discectomy
  • Disc replacement
  • Decompression surgery
  • Spinal fusions

For some, surgery may be necessary. If surgery is your best treatment option, you can rest assured knowing our orthopedic specialists are trained in advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive spinal surgery procedures. After surgery, we offer a comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation program delivered by our trusted rehabilitation team.

Spine care at HCA Houston Healthcare

Spine doctors, who can be orthopedists or neurosurgeons, diagnose and treat problems linked to your spine. They can help with neck and back pain as well as injuries, trauma and diseases related to the spine. You may need to see a spine specialist if you have a herniated disk, nerve damage, sciatica or chronic back pain.

Learn about Spine care