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Our Services / Spine

Board-Certified Physician Assistant located in Bloomfield Hills, MI & Clarkston, MI

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Spine

Spine problems can cause severe or crippling symptoms when left untreated. Fortunately, experienced providers at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County in Bloomfield Hills and Clarkston, Michigan, offer a variety of solutions to relieve spine pain and give you the quality of life you deserve. Call the nearest office to learn more or book an appointment online today.


What are common spine problems?

Your spine consists of bones, nerves, muscles, and ligaments that protect your spinal cord, which begins at the base of your skull and extends to your tailbone. Your spine can get injured and cause severe or ongoing pain when left untreated. 

Common spinal problems include:

  • Herniated discs
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Tumors
  • Nerve damage
  • Scoliosis
  • Radiculopathy

Conservative and surgical treatments with Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County offer you the relief you need to have the best quality of life possible.

What are the symptoms of spine injuries?

If you have an injury to areas within or surrounding your spine, you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Dull, aching discomfort
  • Sharp, stabbing, or shooting pain
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Burning pain
  • Stiffness
  • Limited range of motion
  • Reduce mobility
  • Decreased quality of life

The pain could go away on its own over time with home remedies or require medical intervention. See the experts at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County at the first sign of severe or ongoing spine pain.

Which spine treatments are available?

Some of the many spine treatments available at Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County include:

Home remedies

Resting, doing light exercise, using ice or heat packs, or wearing a brace are things you can do at home to alleviate pain and speed up healing after a minor injury.

Physical therapy

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County offers physical therapy to improve strength and flexibility, reduce nerve pressure, alleviate spine discomfort, and lower your risk of future injuries.

Spine injections

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County provides epidural, sacroiliac, facet joint, and other spine injections to reduce inflammation and discomfort.

Spine surgery

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County physicians offer a variety of spine surgeries to remove, repair, or replace tissues within your spine. Doing so can restore its structure and function while reducing discomfort. 

Which spine treatments are right for me?

To determine which spine pain treatments you may be a candidate for, your provider discusses your symptoms with you and reviews your medical history. 

They complete a physical examination and often recommend you undergo blood tests, nerve testing, X-rays, MRIs, CT scans, ultrasounds, or other imaging procedures. Your provider personalizes a spine treatment that best matches your needs.

If you struggle with a spine problem and the pain associated with it, call the nearest Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County office or book an appointment online today.

Orthopedic Specialists of Oakland County