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Spine care

Many people live with spine issues or back pain. Spine conditions are complex and can affect every aspect of your life. Spine Care at Mercy Hospital offers comprehensive, coordinated spine care services. Our experts will manage your care in a conservative manner, using evidence-based guidelines.

At Mercy Hospital, doctors and nurses with special training in the treatment and management of spine conditions collaborate with other dedicated professionals to ensure you have the most positive outcome possible. These partners include:

  • neurophysiology physicians and staff to monitor spinal cord function during spine surgery
  • nurses trained to provide specialized spine care from the operating room to inpatient settings
  • orthotists who have expertise in fitting patients with braces that are individualized to the patient and their type of spine surgery
  • dedicated physical therapists from Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute 
  • occupational therapists
  • social workers and case managers who provide resources to continue rehabilitation

Our partners in care

Twin Cities Spine Center

Courage Kenny Spine Centers

Metropolitan Neurosurgery, P.A.

Related resources

Source: Mercy & Unity Hospitals, Diagnostic Imaging
Reviewed By: Jane Heyer, Supervisor, Radiology & Diagnostics and Deb Reinhart, Supervisor, Radiology - CT
First Published: 01/01/2005
Last Reviewed: 05/09/2006