Spine Conditions

Back and neck pain can appear suddenly or get worse over the years. Whether your spine condition is severe and debilitating—or just plain irksome—if it impacts your quality of life, Houston Methodist is here with the expert care you deserve. 

Houston Methodist’s spine specialists offer advanced diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the upper (cervical), mid (thoracic), and lower (lumbar) spine. Our experts specialize in disk disease and herniation, fractures, tumors, inflammation of the spine, spinal stenosis, myelopathy, scoliosis and much more. 

Working in close concert as a comprehensive team, our physicians, physiatrists, physical therapists and pain management experts offer surgical and nonsurgical management for many spine conditions, including: 


  • Herniated disk – Our spine specialists are leaders in the field, with years of advanced training in treating herniated disks. Houston Methodist offers the full range of treatment options, from therapeutic care to innovative, minimally invasive procedures. 
  • Spinal tumors – We have access to the latest spinal tumor research, treatments and technology. Our team approach brings together specialists who collaborate to evaluate your tumor and design an individualized treatment plan to give you the best chance at recovery. 
  • Spinal deformity/scoliosis – Spinal deformity is a group of conditions that causes unnatural spinal curvatures. We offer treatment options, from therapeutic care to innovative, minimally invasive procedures to help control your symptoms and slow disease progression. 
  • Neck pain – Houston Methodist experts combine years of advanced training and experience to diagnose and treat all types of neck pain. Whether you are struggling with a minor stiff neck or severe, debilitating nerve pain, we have a full range of treatment options. 
  • Low back pain – Houston Methodist is a proven leader in treatment of low back pain. Our board-certified spine specialists bring expertise and personalization to identify and treat the source of your symptoms.   


Additional Spine Conditions Treated

  • Cervical myelopathy 
  • Chiari malformation 
  • Facet syndrome 
  • Failed back surgery syndrome 
  • Neck injuries 
  • Neuropathic pain 
  • Radiculopathy 
  • Rheumatologic disease 
  • Sciatica 
  • Spasticity 
  • Spinal cord injury 
  • Spinal fractures and trauma 
  • Spinal stenosis 
  • Spondylolisthesis 
  • Torticollis 


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