Back & Head

Treatments for Back,
Neck, and Head Pain in Kansas City

Back pain affects around 80% of people at some point in their life. The most important aspect of proper treatment is knowing the cause and structures involved. We offer conservative treatment as well as surgical options when necessary.

Back & Neck

 

 BACK PAIN

Back pain has innumerable causes, and it is important to meet with a specialist to discover the reason for your pain and to design an accurate treatment plan.  Common issues include disc injuries, facet joint sprains, arthritis, sacroiliac joint pain, muscle pain, and fracture.

TREATMENTS

Nonsurgical

  • Physical Therapy
  • Medications
  • Activity Modifications
  • Injections

Surgical

  • Laminectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Flouroscopic Injections (epidurals, sacro-iliac, facet)

 NECK PAIN

Similar to back pain, neck pain can be the result of multiple causes, ranging from car accidents to poor posture. Common causes for pain include disc injuries, facet joint sprains, arthritis, muscle pain, pinched nerves or fracture.

TREATMENTS

Nonsurgical

  • Physical Therapy
  • Posture Modifications
  • Medications
  • Activity Modifications
  • Injections

 Sciatica

Sciatica is commonly known as a “pinched nerve.” It can be extremely painful and even cause weakness in your arms or legs. While many things can cause pinched nerves, the most common include herniated discs, arthritis, and lumbar stenosis.

TREATMENTS

Nonsurgical

  • Physical Therapy
  • Posture Modifications
  • Medications
  • Activity Modifications
  • Epidural Steroid Injections

Head

 MIGRAINES

Chronic headaches can be from multiple causes. If you are living with chronic migraines and have 15 or more headache days per month, each lasting 4 hours or more, then you may be a candidate for Botox injection therapy.

TREATMENTS

  • Medication Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Botox Injection Therapy

 CONCUSSIONS

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Potential consequences of a poorly managed concussion include amnesia, depression, insomnia, headaches, and seizures..

TREATMENTs

  • Body & Brain Rest
  • Adequate Sleep
  • Cognitive Therapy (with a Concussion Specialist)
  • Reduced Mental Exertion
  • Return-to-Sport Programs