The medical specialists at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center serve the needs of back and neck patients throughout the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. As experts on the evaluation and treatment of back and neck conditions, the Providence Saint Joseph multi-disciplinary team works closely with patients, their families and their health care providers to evaluate problems and find the best treatment.
Each person's experience with back pain is unique. As a leader in back and spine care, Providence Saint Joseph performs hundreds of spine procedures annually. Spine services range from treating conditions such as herniated discs and low back or neck pain, to more complex problems such as spinal tumors, scoliosis and spine fractures.
The majority of spine problems can be treated without surgery. For those individuals who require surgical care, however, our surgeons lead the way by advancing new techniques in their everyday practice. Our physicians and therapists, provide evidence-based diagnostic, operative and non-operative treatment options for spinal disorders. Close relationships between the physicians and physical therapists help ensure speedy rehabilitation and recovery.
Our Services Include:
- Minimally invasive cervical and lumbar techniques
- Motion-sparing surgery, such as artificial disc replacement
- Complex revision spine surgery
- Innovative surgical techniques for spinal tumors
- Computerized 3-D surgery
- Non-invasive radiosurgery with the Cyberknife
- New treatments and opportunities for patients to participate in clinical trials
Our patients have access to the most up-to-date imaging technologies to diagnose spinal disorders. They also have access to innovative procedures and treatments that are unique to Providence Saint Joseph.