At UPMC Orthopaedic Care, we offer complete spine care and support services — from a Level I Trauma Center to referral to physical therapy and rehabilitation.
Our fellowship-trained surgeons have years of experience performing corrective measures on some of the most challenging cases.
Our number one goal at UPMC Orthopaedic Care is to offer the safest, most effective spine treatments available.
We work to develop new ways to deliver less invasive treatments for a faster recovery.
Our surgeons are committed to using minimally invasive methods to treat all kinds of spine, neck, and back conditions, such as:
Our spinal surgery experts offer a long list of treatments, including:
|Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion — to treat spinal compression.|
|Anterior lumbar interbody fusion — to treat lower back pain for degenerative spine conditions.|
|Cervical and lumbar disc replacement|
|Cervical foraminotomy — to relieve nerve pressure in the cervical area.|
|Complex spinal reconstruction|
|Comprehensive physical therapy programs|
|Epidural (spinal) steroid injections|
|Facet injections (long-lasting steroid injections)|
|Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty — for back compression fractures.|
|Lumbar microdiscectomy — to relieve leg and lower back pain by removing a small piece of bone that presses on the nerve.|
|Spinal deformity correction|
|Spinal fusion — surgery to fuse together two vertebrae.|
|Surgery revisions and corrections|
Our orthopaedic research team is always uncovering new knowledge and breakthroughs in spine treatments. They have received national and international awards for their work.
Areas of spine surgery research include:
UPMC Orthopaedic Care treats a broad range of spine, neck, and back conditions including: