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Back Pain

Helping You Find Relief from Pain

Neck and back pain is one of the most common medical complaints among adults. This pain can be immobilizing and comes from a variety of different causes. While the majority of back pain patients can be successfully treated without spine or back surgery, surgery could be the best option to treat your pain. At MetroWest Medical Center, we have therapists, doctors, specialists and surgeons who all specialize in neck and back pain. Our experts provide complete and comprehensive evaluations treatment programs that are tailored to your specific needs.

From osteoporosis to herniated discs to spinal diseases and deformities, our doctors and specialists use state-of-the-art technology for diagnosis and treatment of your condition, and work with you to develop a personalized plan of care.

Our team of spine care specialists is trained to correct problems related to:

  • Traumatic and overuse injuries to the spine
  • Spinal deformities both acquired and congenital
  • Systemic diseases affecting spinal function
  • Degenerative spinal conditions
  • Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
  • Herniated disc lesions
  • Soft tissue sprains, strains and contusions
  • Work-related back pain
  • Mechanical back dysfunction
  • Fractures, dislocations and subluxations
  • Osteoporosis
  • Whiplash injuries

Your Expert Partner in Care

At MetroWest, we have the expertise, resources and state-of-the-art technology to diagnose and treat a variety of spine conditions and diseases. Our spinal care team applies clinical expertise to establish an accurate diagnosis quickly and develop a plan of care that fits your needs.

Surgery or Not?

While the majority of back pain patients can be successfully treated without spine or back surgery, surgery could be the best option to treat your pain.

The decision to use surgery depends on several factors. You and your doctor will discuss your age, level of disability, pain intensity and the degree to which your pain interferes with your lifestyle.

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