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Back Pain

If you’ve experienced a back injury, have a long-term back or spine condition or are living with the realities of normal wear and tear, Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis can help. We provide convenient access to a comprehensive range of orthopedic techniques and procedures to help treat conditions like herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spine or back fractures and more.

Our team of specialists at the Center for Robotic Surgery and Joint & Spine Center will work with you to provide the personalized treatment and recovery, with a focus on exploring all your nonsurgical options first. Treatments such as anti-inflammatory medicine, ice, heat and massage are often successful in healing back pain and helping patients return to their daily activities.

For those who do need surgery, the orthopedic surgeons at Saint Francis make use of the Mazor Renaissance™ spine robot to provide consistently accurate spine procedures. This guidance system has been shown to reduce radiation, lower complication rates, reduce pain and enable faster recovery for patients.

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Request one of our specialists to get a second opinion, or a really good first one.

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