Treatments and Services Spine
85% of our spine patients are successfully treated without needing surgery.
Our team of spine experts strives to create a supportive healing environment that respects individual choice while providing the highest level of care to every patient. There are often multiple options available to treat a diagnosed condition. We work with you to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs. Our approach is conservative whenever appropriate because we know that many spine and back problems can be effectively treated without surgery. Whether the best treatment option for you is physical therapy or surgery, our team will support you and your family as we work together to deliver the services you need, when you need them, to promote your recovery.
Caring for your Spine:
Why Does My Back Hurt When I Take Deep Breaths?
Summit back, neck, and spine specialist Erik Ekstrom, M.D., explains some of the possible reasons for back pain that happens with deep breaths.
Frequently Asked Questions About Back Pain
We asked Summit Orthopedics physical therapist Amanda Feeney, DPT, OCS, to share what questions her patients ask most often about back pain — and how she answers them.
Smart Standing Tips to Avoid Back Pain
Summit Orthopedics physical therapist Amanda Feeney, DPT, OCS, shares some tips for avoiding back pain if you stand all day.