Expert spine doctors in Independence, Missouri

If neck and back pain are making life difficult, trust the expert spine surgeons and orthopedists at Centerpoint Medical Center in eastern Jackson County, Missouri. Our experienced spine specialists can determine the source of your back or neck pain and design a treatment plan for your specific needs.

For a physician referral or to make an appointment with one of our spine specialists, call (816) 698-8878.

Whether patients have had recent injuries, are experiencing chronic pain or want a second opinion, our spine doctors can help. At Centerpoint Medical Center, our spine care team members are experts in neurological care and orthopedic care and coordinate every aspect of our patients' diagnostic and treatment plans.

Spine diagnostics

When patients come to us with back and neck pain, we start with an evaluation to assess their overall health and symptoms. We offer imaging services to aid in our diagnostics, which may include:

  • Computerized tomography (CT) scans
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans
  • Ultrasounds
  • X-rays

Back, Neck and Spine Conditions we treat

Back and neck pain can have many causes. We commonly see patients who need treatment for:

  • Arthritis of the back or neck
  • Bone spurs
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Disc injury, including herniated, bulging and slipped discs
  • Facet joint osteoarthritis
  • Leg and lower back pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pinched nerves
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spondylolysis
  • Sprains and strains

Our spine treatments

Our multidisciplinary team members work with patients to create customized treatment plans. We take into account each patient's condition, overall health and personal preferences. Spine treatment plans can include:

Spine surgery

Some spine conditions must be surgically corrected to reduce pain and improve patient mobility and quality of life. Our spine surgeons are skilled at performing a range of treatments, including:

  • Arthroscopic treatment
  • Disc replacement
  • Discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal fusion

Spine care at HCA Midwest Health

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.

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