Spine and pain management

With back pain recognized as the single most common physical condition for which patients visit their doctor, our goal is to support you in providing the very best care for these patients. We offer the only comprehensive, interdisciplinary program in West Michigan with the entire care team together, in one location, to ensure functional recovery for each patient using the therapies most appropriate for their condition and unique needs. Our expertise allows successful treatment of a diverse range of spinal conditions, including the most complex. A unique intake process matches each patient with most appropriate specialist who coordinates his or her entire treatment plan. Our main outpatient location is Grand Rapids, with an additional spine surgery clinic in Greenville. Inpatient elective spinal surgery is performed at Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids.

Referrals & Consultations

  • Phone: 616.774.8345 
  • Fax: 616.774.8350 
  • Please use our referral form to refer a new patient or for a non-emergent consultation 
  • Epic 
  • Great Lakes Health Connect

Services

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

  • Occipital nerve block
  • Botox injections
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Joint injections (knees, hips)
  • Trigger point injections
  • Bursitis injections
  • Carpal tunnel injections
  • Epidural steroid joint injections (lumbar)
  • Osteopathic manipulative medicine
  • Amputee clinic and TBI clinic

Pain Management

  • Caudal lysis
  • Coccydynia treatment
  • Discogram
  • SCS trial
  • Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
    • Cervical, thoracic, lumbar
    • Genicular
    • Occipital
    • Intercostal
    • Hips
    • SI joint
  • Epidural steroid injections (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, caudal)
  • Medial branch block (cervical, thoracic, lumbar)
  • Stellate ganglion block
  • Selective nerve root block
  • Suprascapular nerve block
  • Sympathetic nerve block
  • Pudendal nerve block
  • Celiac plexus block
  • Intercostal nerve block
  • Super hypogastic plexus block
  • Ganglion impar block
  • Trigeminal block
  • Occipital nerve block
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Joint injections (knees, hips)
  • Trigger point injections
  • Pain psychology
    • Cognitive and behavioral therapy (spine center referral only)
  • Acupuncture

Spine Surgery

  • Compression fractures/complex spine deformity correction
  • Discectomy
  • Foraminotomy
  • Fusion (single and multi-level)
  • Laminectomy
  • Minimally invasive techniques
  • Reconstruction
  • Revision surgery
  • Spinal cord stimulator implantation
  • Spine tumor resection

Locations

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