Our spine specialists at the Shasta Ortho Spine Institute can help with neck and back pain. Working together with the entire Shasta Orthopaedics team, spine doctors can identify the problem and provide back pain or neck pain treatment.
Neck and back pain can be excruciating and can keep you from doing activities that you love. Your neck or back pain may have occurred as a result of a work or sports-related injury, may be related to a medical problem, or could be due to aging, overuse, or stress. Regardless of the cause, neck and back pain are difficult to cope with and can create hardship.
Neck, back, and spine treatments may include surgical procedures or non-surgical treatment methods.
COMMON BACK AND NECK PROBLEMS
Dr. Forrest Monroe is a fellowship-trained pain management physician who specializes in advanced diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for the non-opioid management of chronic pain. He performs a wide range of interventions including: nerve blocks, epidurals, radiofrequency ablation, kyphoplasty, and spinal cord stimulation.
Dr. Lance Lollar is passionate about helping patients recover from various musculoskeletal injuries as fast and as completely as possible. To get patients back to their usual lifestyle as soon as possible, he incorporates chiropractic treatment, specific exercise rehabilitation, and lifestyle management strategies as well as the services of other health-care providers.
Enjoy the convenience of the wide variety of neck and back pain treatment options – from spine specialist visits to diagnostic procedures such as X-ray and MRI – in one location at our comprehensive Redding facility.
In the context of all back, spine, and neck problems, early diagnosis and treatment are necessary to prevent further damage and complications.
Shasta Orthopaedics patient, Rickie Radosevich met with Dr. Forrest Monroe and discussed doing an HF10 spinal cord stimulation trial for pain relief. In December of 2019, he had a successful trial and achieved a 75% reduction in pain. With this success, he went through with the permanent implant in January of 2020. He now has an 85% reduction in his lower back. Read more…
If you have injured your spine, or are experiencing severe neck or back pain, it is important to seek immediate medical attention.
Injury to the back or neck can result in paralysis, and pain can be related to a variety of serious medical conditions.
Seek emergency medical care immediately if you have been injured or if your symptoms are severe. In the context of all spine problems, early diagnosis and treatment are necessary to prevent further damage and complications.
Once emergency care has been administered, orthopaedic medicine may be able to help immensely with pain symptoms that can arise from a variety of ailments, or linger long after an injury.
Pain can spread to the back in relation to other medical conditions that have no affect directly on the bones, muscles, ligaments or joints of the back. This phenomenon is called referred pain. In addition, chronic pain syndrome in the back can be caused by a previous injury or degenerative disease commonly associated with aging.