If you have back or neck pain, you’re not alone

Back pain is the second-leading reason someone will see his or her doctor. Sometimes the pain can be alleviated through simple treatment, but other times neck or back pain can become a persistent problem. If you have chronic back or neck pain, there are many options for treatment.

You don't need to live with back, neck or spine pain. Talk with the experts at Denver's Swedish Medical Center to determine the best treatment to get you back to enjoying life again.

Our experienced team can help you determine what level of treatment will ease your back or neck pain, whether it's conservative therapies or surgery. We will fully discuss your options for managing pain and help you decide what treatment is most appropriate for you.

Patient Testimonial: Climbing the Seven Summits

Mountain climbing after spine care and treatment at Swedish Medical Center.

Comprehensive spine care in Denver

Swedish Medical Center offers treatment for a wide variety of spine, neck and back injuries and conditions, including:

  • Spinal disorders, including conservative treatment using interventional pain procedures and rehabilitation services
  • Acute and long-term surgical management cases
  • Cervical, thoracic and lumbar fractures and disc injury requiring spinal fusions, including minimally invasive procedures
  • Complex deformity surgery and scoliosis
  • Fractures requiring kyphoplasty
  • Pain management via spine pain stimulators/implants
  • Patients needing painful hardware removal
  • Spinal tumors
  • Traumatic spine and spinal cord injuries
  • Alternative therapies

In addition to exceptional, comprehensive high-quality care, our spine patients enjoy concierge services along with high quality linens, Aveda products and access to optional VIP amenities to make their stay as comfortable as possible.

Our experienced spine surgery team

The spine experts at Swedish Medical Center care for an average of 90 spine surgeries per month, providing patients relief from their back and neck pain.

With our seasoned nursing staff and our fully equipped, state-of-the-art facility, Swedish provides a team approach supporting our spinal surgeons in the operating room, physicians' offices, post- and pre-operative care providers and rehabilitation specialists.

Meet our OR Spine Team Leader

Kathy Miller, RN, ORs spine team leader at Swedish Medical CenterSpine surgeries are performed by spine fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons or neurosurgeons. These experienced specialists evaluate your condition and decide on a personalized course of action for you. From tried-and-true procedures to newer treatments such as artificial disc spine surgery and minimally invasive lumbar fusion operations, they focus on offering their patients the latest in pain relief options while minimizing recovery time and loss of flexibility.

Kathy Miller, RN, is our operating room spine team leader. She manages the staff and equipment for each surgery and ensures surgeons are well equipped and supported by experienced OR nurses.

Learn more about orthopedic care at Swedish Medical Center.