Orthopedic Spine Services
We understand that back and neck pain can be debilitating. That’s why our dedicated team of orthopedic spine specialists takes the time to learn about each patient so we can treat them effectively. We offer a full range of spinal care services.
The Orthopedic Spine professionals at Miami Valley Hospital realize the importance of spine care and provide patients that have persistent neck and spine problems with careful evaluation, diagnosis, education, and treatment to get them back to their day-to-day activities. Our orthopedic physicians are more than just doctors. They’re specialists in helping patients overcome pain and improve their quality of life. They’ll take the time to learn about a patient’s specific needs.
Center of Excellence
The Orthopedic Spine Center is a designated Center of Excellence and is dedicated to providing patients, skill, experience, and comprehensive care and technology. As one of the area’s largest orthopedics program and the only Level I Trauma Center in the region, the specialists of our joint and spine center are accustomed to dealing with complex and unusual conditions. We have more experience in more kinds of orthopedic cases, and our team is on duty every minute of every day.
Our center which has two floors dedicated to orthopedic and spine care. The center has 72 private inpatient rooms for those that are undergoing spine or joint surgery. These spacious patient rooms comfortably accommodate bulky rehabilitation equipment.
An 865-square-foot physical therapy area is conveniently located in the center for optimum rehabilitation and recovery.
All rooms are designed so that physicians, nurses, and support services deliver the personal care each patient needs, and provides an environment of comfort for both patients and visitors.
When it comes to condition or injuries of the spine, Miami Valley Hospital offers the skill, experience, and technology patients deserve and expect. Whether it’s a spinal injury caused by trauma or a degenerative condition, our professional team is able to treat spinal conditions, both surgically and with medical devices.
Surgery Isn’t Always Needed
Not all conditions affecting the spine require surgery. At Miami Valley Hospital, we first evaluate each patient on an individual basis and attempt non-surgical options, such as physical therapy and pain medications. We then evaluate the patient’s response to non-surgical treatment to determine if surgery is necessary.
Neck Fracture Procedures
Treatment of spine fractures depends on the degree of fracture and where the fracture is located. If a neck fracture is stable (non-displaced), the patient may be placed in an Aspen collar. If the fracture is unstable (complex), the patient may need surgery for Halo traction placement, or have surgical stabilization.
Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure used to correct problems with the small bones of the spine. The basic idea is to fuse together the painful vertebrae so that they heal together into a single, solid bone.
Spinal fusion may relieve symptoms of many back conditions, including:
The Neurointeventional program at Miami Valley Hospital is a 24/7, high-acuity neuro intensive care unit. Our neurointerventional specialists use minimally-invasive technologies to treat patients with vascular problems due to brain, spinal cord, head or neck disorders.
Our comprehensive services are prepared for neuro emergencies related to stroke, aneurysms, and more.
The Spine Center at Miami Valley Hospital provides comprehensive services and 24 private, spacious rooms. Our care team is dedicated to giving patients a positive outcome and a comfortable stay.
Your Orthopedic Spine Surgeons
The orthopedic spine surgeons at Miami Valley Hospital are highly trained and dedicated to the treatment of spine and back problems. Through this specialization, they have developed a deep understanding of the disease process and treatment methods.
Our surgical care team is committed to answering questions and taking as much time as needed for our patients to feel comfortable and confident. Our surgeons coordinate patient care, and work with patients and their families to facilitate the best possible outcomes.
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Your Spinal Care Team
The Orthopedic Spine Team at Miami Valley Hospital has advanced education and skills, and strives to provide the best possible care. Our specialized nursing staff works only with orthopedic spine patients, providing consistency and well-coordinated care.
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Preparing for Spine Surgery
In these educational videos, professional orthopedic surgeons at Miami Valley Hospital talk about spine surgery, the anatomy of the head and neck, and managing your pre- and post-operative care.
Free Spine Surgery Booklet
This booklet can help you understand what to expect and how to properly prepare for your surgery at Miami Valley Hospital. Download Booklet.
Miami Valley Hospital offers a spine class to educate patients prior to surgery about how to prepare for their procedure and recovery.
Premier Health Library
The Premier Health Library offers a wealth of information about orthopedics. Learn about conditions, treatments, how to prepare for surgery, and much more.
Content Updated: October 14, 2015