The Physical Medicine & Rehab – Interventional Spine physicians at the WESTMED Spine Center are specialists in the non-operative management of spine and musculoskeletal disorders. They combine rehabilitation medicine with advanced interventional spine treatments to offer patients an innovative nonsurgical approach to the treatment of back pain and spine disorders. The Spine Center’s board-certified and fellowship-trained Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians utilize a variety of diagnostic tools, including X-ray, MRI, CT scan, diagnostic spinal injections, discography, and electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies to pinpoint the source of pain and develop a targeted treatment plan for each patient.
Conditions We Treat
The majority of patients with back pain can be treated successfully without surgery. Our specialists offer nonsurgical treatments for numerous spine-related conditions, including disc herniations, spinal stenosis, sciatica (lumbar radiculopathy), low back pain, sacroiliac joint pain, degenerative disc disease, arthritis of the spine, spondylolisthesis, spinal compression fractures, tail bone pain (coccydynia) muscular back pain, neck pain and cervical radiculopathy.
The specialists at the WESTMED Spine Center perform advanced interventional spine procedures for the precise diagnosis and treatment of painful spinal conditions. Anti-inflammatory medications, radiofrequency waves and other treatments are delivered precisely using state-of-the-art digital fluoroscopy to the painful spinal areas. These treatments facilitate participation in physical rehabilitation and allow patients to return to normal function sooner.
Interventional spine treatments include:
- Epidural injections
- Facet joint injections
- Sacroiliac joint injections
- Radiofrequency ablation
- Coccyx injections
- Muscle trigger point injections
- Ultrasound-guided muscle, joint and bursa injections
- Unique expertise, specialized care
The board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists with the Spine Center have completed advanced training in spine care, and stress a nonsurgical approach to treatment. They work closely with other members of the Spine Care team, including physical therapists and spine surgeons, to give you coordinated and comprehensive spine care.