For many of us, neck or back pain is an occasional but manageable nuisance caused by heavy lifting or prolonged sitting. But if your pain is frequent or severe, and prevents you from taking part in normal activities, you should seek care from a spine specialist.
At Athens Orthopedic Clinic, we frequently treat adults with chronic neck or back pain caused by medical conditions, injuries or structural spine problems. These include:
If you’re looking for nonsurgical therapies, we offer a wide range of options that may help you find relief. And if you need surgery, you can take comfort knowing our spine surgeons have the most experience performing complex revision and reconstruction surgeries — and offer the widest range of surgical options — outside of Atlanta.
In many cases, we can help you manage pain, numbness, weakness and other symptoms using conservative treatments. Your options include:
If nonsurgical treatments don’t help or stop working, you should schedule an evaluation with a spine surgeon. For many people with complex spine conditions, surgery offers the best chance of finding relief (and a new lease on life).
Here at Athens Orthopedic Clinic, we may be able to help you find relief even if your symptoms didn’t improve after having surgery elsewhere — or you’ve been told you are out of options.
Our areas of expertise include:
In most cases, our surgeons use less invasive approaches that may help you recover more quickly and with less pain. These include:
If you’re looking for a safe, successful solution for your spine problem, turn to the specialists at Athens Orthopedic Clinic. We’ve helped many Georgians reduce or reverse chronic pain, restore function and regain their quality of life.
People also choose us because:
Read the VAST Clinical Trial: Safely Supplementing Tissue Lost to Degenerative Disc Disease by Douglas P. Beall, Gregory L. Wilson, Randolph Bishop and William Tally.