When back pain doesn't stop, neither do we.
Personalized expert care for common and complex spine conditions
When sudden or long-standing back pain is impacting your everyday life, Brigham Health Spine Care specialists can help relieve pain and restore mobility, identifying a clear path forward to your recovery.
Even with the challenges that COVID-19 brings, we want you to know that your care doesn't have to be put on hold. You can still experience the expertise and compassion of Brigham Health's multidisciplinary spine care team through Virtual Visits. Whether you're a new patient or have seen us before, our spine care specialists will consult with you virtually and work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to your individual needs and goals.
Schedule a Virtual Visit today and see how our Spine Care never stops.
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From the common to the most complex, we treat the full spectrum of spinal conditions including:
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The are many causes of back and neck pain, ranging from nerve damage to wearing the wrong pair of shoes. But sometimes this pain can indicate an underlying disorder called spinal stenosis, a condition that can develop when the spinal canal narrows and painfully compresses the spinal nerves.
At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, spine surgeon Andrew Simpson, MD, focuses a large portion of his practice on microendoscopic spine surgery, a minimally invasive technique used to treat patients with a range of spinal disorders—including disc herniation, spinal stenosis, and sciatica.
Carolyn, 65, was first diagnosed with scoliosis at age 15. Characterized by a sideways curvature in the spine, scoliosis most often develops during the growth spurts common throughout puberty. "At the time, I didn't receive any recommendations or exercises for it," she says, "so over the years, my scoliosis became worse and worse."