Houston Methodist Spine Center at West

Comprehensive Back and Neck Pain Treatment in West Houston and Katy

If you suffer from back and neck pain, you have options when it comes to treatment. The experienced team at the Houston Methodist Spine Center at West is here to guide you to finding relief from back and neck pain — whether it is everyday discomfort or severe pain from a complex condition or injury.

Houston Methodist Spine Center at West Hospital has been recognized as an Orthopedic & Spine Center of Excellence, designated by DNV Healthcare. This designation is obtained by achieving certification in at least three orthopedic programs. We have earned certification for our hip and knee, shoulder and spine programs. 


Why Choose Houston Methodist Spine Center at West?

  • A multidisciplinary team of board-certified doctors and specialists
  • Personalized treatment plans ranging from nonsurgical options to minimally invasive surgery
  • Expedited appointments (within 5 business days)
  • Comprehensive care close to home


Nonsurgical Back and Neck Pain Treatment Options

The Spine Center at West isn't just for surgery. Depending on your condition, we'll recommend a range of treatments, including nonsurgical options like physical therapy, pain management, massage therapy and acupuncture.


If you're currently suffering from back or neck discomfort, don't wait to see a doctor until the pain becomes unbearable. The earlier we can address the issue behind your pain, the better the chances are of treating it with nonsurgical or minimally invasive methods.

Personalized Spine Care Near You

The specialists at Houston Methodist Spine Center at West are experts in treating a full range of spine conditions, whether it’s for everyday discomfort or for severe pain.
Conveniently located close to home, we offer expedited appointments — so you can access the care you need quickly.

Care Coordination

Spinal conditions are complex and often require the coordination of several highly trained specialists such as physical therapists, pain management specialists, sports medicine doctors, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and neurologists.

To help you identify the right specialist for your spinal condition, we offer a dedicated nurse navigator who will assist with the scheduling and coordination of care among your treatment team as well as your primary care doctor.

Meet Your Nurse Navigator: Claudia Kim, BSN, RN-BC

Claudia joined Houston Methodist in 2017. She has a diverse background ranging from emergency medicine to intensive care experience. In addition to more than a decade of nursing experience and two nursing degrees, Claudia has attained her Pain Management Certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center, allowing her to bring elevated services to her patients. Claudia will help expedite your care, ensuring you see the right provider from the start. Call Claudia at 832.522.2225.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all types of spine-related disorders, including back and neck pain, spinal cord pinching, congenital disorders, degenerative conditions, spinal injuries and more. Below are some of the most common conditions we treat. If you don't see your condition listed, call us.


  • Back and neck injuries, including herniated or bulging disks and spinal cord injuries

  • Back and neck pain due to injury, degenerative disorder or generic condition

  • Neuropathic pain

  • Osteoporosis

  • Peripheral neuropathy

  • Radiculopathy

  • Sciatia

  • Scoliosis

  • Spasticity

  • Spinal stenosis

  • Spinal tumors

  • Spondylolisthesis


Our Back and Neck Pain Specialists Are Here to Help

Not sure who you should see? Call 832.522.2225 and our care navigator will help connect you with the right provider. You may also fill out this form to request an appointment online.