Spine Care at Fairview Southdale Hospital

Spine Care

One in four people will experience back or neck pain sometime in his or her life. If you are currently experiencing pain, Fairview offers you the best in both non-surgical and surgical options.

These treat acute (immediate) and chronic (on-going) back pain related to overuse, congenital conditions, trauma or tumors. Fairview’s spine care team includes orthopedists, spine surgeons, chiropractors, physical therapists, acupuncturists and others to provide comprehensive spine services. If you need surgery, Fairview-affiliated spine surgeons offer the latest technologies to get you back to life.

Conditions we treat
  • Acute and chronic low back and neck pain
  • Degenerative spine conditions, including arthritis
  • Disc conditions, including herniations and overuse-related conditions
  • Scoliosis and other spinal deformities
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolythesis

If you suffer from spine injuries, inflammation or chronic pain, we offer:

Programs and services

  • Rapid evaluation and diagnosis of spine conditions
  • Radiology and digital imaging

Non-surgical treatment

  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractic care
  • Manual manipulation
  • Physical therapy
  • Exercise prescription
  • Joint injections
  • Spinal injections
  • Spinal bracing

  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Same-day disc removal (discectomy)
  • Spinal fusions
  • Traditional laminectomies

  • Pre- and post-surgery rehabilitation

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has designated Fairview Southdale Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery. This designation recognizes centers that have demonstrated value and quality in providing comprehensive services for spine surgery.

Care Team

Our Providers Make the Difference
Fairview features nearly 4,000 providers practicing at over 200 locations throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and beyond. Fairview Clinics, University of Minnesota Physicians and our independent partner clinics provide an exceptional care experience, while lowering the overall costs of health care.
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