Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Center
192 Tilley Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403-4440
Millions of people throughout the United States suffer from back pain every day, preventing them from moving and enjoying common activities. At the University of Vermont Medical Center, we believe each person deserves individual, personalized attention from highly skilled doctors who are experts in their field.
Back Pain Care at UVM Medical Center
Our team of expert back doctors provide a comprehensive approach to spine disorders, back pain and neck care. We evaluate, consult, diagnose and treat adolescents and adults with spinal disorders and back pain.
Our providers include specialists in spine surgery, internal medicine, physiatry, rehabilitation doctors and occupational health. Our physicians are faculty members and are involved in research, and in the education of students and orthopedic residents at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. Our nurses and support staff provide expert coordination of patient care.
With our commitment to healing, education and research, we are a unique resource for people with spinal disorders in New England and Northern New York.
Back Pain Conditions
At the UVM Medical Center we treat patients with a variety of back pain conditions such as:
- Herniated Nucleus Pulposus (herniated disc)
- Radiculopathy (pinched nerve)
- Spinal Stenosis
- Spine Tumors
- Spondylolisthesis (spinal disorder)
- Typhosis (forward rounding of the back)
Back Pain Treatments
The back pain doctors at the UVM Medical Center use the latest technology and robotic surgery, where appropriate, to treat back pain. We provide an accessible, personalized approach tailored to your individual back pain needs. We will meet with you and answer any questions you have. Our goal is to help you find the back pain treatment that is right for you.
Request an appointment online or call us at 802-847-2663.
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