Treatments for Back, Neck, and Head Pain in Kansas City

Back & Neck 

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About Back, Neck, and Head Pain

Back pain affects around 80% of people at some point in their life.

The most important aspect of proper treatment is knowing the cause and structures involved. We offer conservative treatment as well as surgical options when necessary.

Back & Neck

Back Pain

Back pain has innumerable causes, and it is important to meet with a specialist to discover the reason for your pain and to design an accurate treatment plan.  Common issues include disc injuries, facet joint sprains, arthritis, sacro-iliac joint pain, muscle pain, and fracture.

NONSURGICAL TREATMENTS

  • Physical therapy
  • Medications
  • Activity modifications
  • Injections

SURGICAL TREATMENTS

  • Laminectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Spinal decompression
  • Flouroscopic injections (epidurals, sacro-iliac, facet)

Neck Pain

Similar to back pain, neck pain can be the result of multiple causes, ranging from car accidents to poor posture. Common causes for pain include disc injuries, facet joint sprains, arthritis, muscle pain, pinched nerves or fracture.

NONSURGICAL TREATMENTS

  • Physical therapy
  • Posture modifications
  • Medications
  • Activity modifications
  • Injections

 

Sciatica

Sciatica is commonly known as a “pinched nerve.” It can be extremely painful and even cause weakness in your arms or legs. While many things can cause pinched nerves, the most common include herniated discs, arthritis, and lumbar stenosis.

NONSURGICAL TREATMENTS

  • Physical Therapy
  • Posture Modifications
  • Medications
  • Activity Modifications
  • Epidural Steroid Injections

Concussion

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Potential consequences of a poorly managed concussion include amnesia, depression, insomnia, headaches, and seizures..

NONSURGICAL TREATMENTS

  • Body & brain rest
  • Adequate sleep
  • Cognitive therapy (with a concussion specialist)
  • Reduced mental exertion
  • Return-to-sport programs

 

Related Physicians

Meet the Apex Orthopedic providers who are highly trained and specialized in these concerns & treatments.

David J. Clymer, MD Specialty: Hip & Knee
Michael Khadavi, MD, RMSK* Specialty: Regenerative Medicine, Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine
Brittany J. Moore, MD Specialty: Sports Medicine & Regenerative Medicine

Ease Your Pain. Get Back to Your Life.

Apex Orthopedics is passionate about providing the best patient experience in the Kansas City metro area. Request an appointment today to see how we can help.