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Back and neck pain is a discomfort you shouldn't have to live with. Four out of five Americans will have an episode of back pain during their lifetime, and the effects can range from discomforting to debilitating.
The spinal column performs a delicate balancing act every day, providing structural support for your body and a pathway for nerve impulses. There are many injuries or conditions that can compromise the spine's ability to serve without pain.
Patients often endure years of chronic pain before seeking treatment, even though many conditions are more easily treated in the early stages. Common conditions include:
- Herniated discs
- Spinal fractures
- Spinal deformity
- Spinal tumors
Northern California's Only Spine Centers of Excellence
Mercy General Hospital and Mercy San Juan Medical Center are the only two hospitals north of the Bay Area to be designated by The Joint Commission as Spine Centers of Excellence. Mercy General Hospital is also designated as a Blue Distinction Center (BDC) for Spine Surgery, and Woodland Memorial Hospital is designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ (BDC+) for Spine Surgery, by Blue Cross Blue Shield. As a part of Dignity Health Neurological Institute's comprehensive spine care continuum, treatment options are also available at Mercy Hospital of Folsom. Our experienced team of neurosurgeons and spinal fusion surgeons can help with nearly any spinal condition. We treat spinal cord injuries, lumbar spinal stenosis and more.