Spine

Spine

Spine conditions can impede normal day-to-day functioning, though many can be managed without surgical intervention. ProOrtho’s dedicated team of spinal surgeons work with each individual to determine which treatment is best for them. Invested in helping their patients achieve a successful recovery, our surgeons provide specialized post-operative care instructions so the patient can be an active member of the recovery process.

Spine Surgical Procedures

Learn about what is involved with a minimally invasive microdiscectomy procedure for a slipped disc or herniated disc in your lower back.

Seattle Minimally Invasive Spine Center

Our Seattle Minimally Invasive Spine Center (SMISC) is an integral part of ProOrtho. The specialists at SMISC are leaders in both non-operative spinal pain treatments as well as state-of-the-art minimally invasive spine surgery.

Spine & Neck Post Op Instructions

A successful recovery from spinal surgery depends in part on you the patient. Orthopedics International specialists will provide you with careful post-operative instructions before releasing you following back surgery or neck surgery.

Back, Buttock, & Leg Pain

Caused by normal wear and tear of the spine, herniated discs in the back can often be managed without surgery.

Neck & Arm Pain

Your cervical spine is made up of seven vertebrae. The discs between your vertebrae allow your neck to be flexible.

Spine - Body Mechanics

Spine care at the office can present many types of challenges to a worker who wants to prevent back and neck injury

Spine Injections

The membrane that covers the spinal canal and nerve roots in your spine is called the dura membrane.

ProOrtho Medical Specialties

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