Of patients seeking spine care more than 50% come to us for complex spinal fusions and treatment of severe spinal disorders. Orthopedic and neuro surgeons at Rush North Shore provide a wide range of innovative treatments for:
In many instances, neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons will form partnerships with other specialists to provide optimal care to the patients, such as:
- Tumors of the spine
- Degenerative disc disease
- Spinal stenosis
- Spine injuries
- Micro-discectomies (removal of the disc
- Spinal fusions
- Decompressive procedures, and
- Stabilization for all levels of spinal instability.
To remove complex lesions of the thoracic and lumbar spine, neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons will work hand in hand with thoracic surgeons and other specialists to treat and stabilize complex spinal disorders.
Post-surgery, the Pain Management Team is dedicated to providing individualized care. For more information, please read
Managing Pain After Back Surgery.