Neck and Lower Back Pain

Occasional or chronic pain in the neck or lower back can make it challenging to enjoy even the simplest daily activity. The spine specialists at Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute understand the frustration of living with this pain and will work with you to develop a treatment plan for your unique needs.

Our multidisciplinary approach offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for a full range of cervical and lumbar issues, including disc herniations, scoliosis and degenerative disorders. If surgery is needed, our fellowship-trained surgeons offer the most advanced noninvasive and minimally invasive treatments through the Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute Spine Care Center, a spine center of excellence, the region’s only Joint Commission-certified spine surgery program.


Lower back or neck pain can begin gradually or can come on quickly, particularly if the cause is an injury. You may know what happened to spark the pain, or you may have no idea what caused it.


Diagnosis starts with a physical examination and an exploration of your medical history. Your doctor will want to know about any accidents or events that may have contributed to your condition. Further diagnosis may include:


Painful symptoms often will improve with rest, ice and over-the-counter pain relievers. Staying active will increase blood flow to the injured area and help you heal. For more severe cases, a range of treatment options are available. We make every effort to avoid surgery, utilizing advanced pain management physicians and physical therapy.

Sometimes surgery is considered the best alternative. Our specialists are trained in the latest minimally invasive procedures and the most advanced surgical techniques, including robotic assisted surgery, computer navigation and 3D in-house printing. Our fellowship-trained physicians have performed thousands of spinal procedures, making the Orlando Health Neuroscience Institute Spine Center of Excellence the top provider of spinal surgeries in Central Florida.

Treatment options include:

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