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Spine and Back Care

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Spine, back and neck problems can lead to a variety of symptoms — including severe pain that affects every move you make.

But you don't have to live with chronic spine, neck or back pain. Spine and back physicians at Rush can pinpoint the problem and develop a personalized treatment plan to address conditions such as degenerative disc diseasespinal stenosis or a herniated disc.

Treatments range from nonsurgical approaches to innovative minimally invasive surgical techniques co-developed by the world-renowned spine surgeons at Rush.

The program welcomes patients seeking second opinions — especially if surgery has been recommended to address your pain, or if you have a failed prior back or neck surgery. It's important to be aware of every treatment option and make sure you are comfortable with the course of treatment.

Nationally recognized care

Rush is ranked among the best in the nation for orthopedics (No. 7) and neurosurgery (No. 8) by U.S. News & World Report. Both programs provide advanced solutions for spine, back and neck problems.

How Rush's approach to minimally invasive surgery effectively relieves pain with faster recovery

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