Back and neck pain can be caused by a variety of diseases and injuries, including arthritis or trauma. Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center has a range of specialists - from physical therapy and pain management to orthopedics and neurosurgery - to help relieve pain for patients suffering from spine or neck issues. Many treatments are available, from medical management to new pain control techniques and back surgery.
To find a back specialist, contact the Johns Hopkins Musculoskeletal Center in Columbia.
Q&A With a Spine Surgeon
Q&A - Spinal Fusion
Amit Jain, M.D., Johns Hopkins spine surgeon, explains what a spinal fusion entails and what a patient can expect after surgery.
Q&A - Herniated/ Slipped Disc
Dr. Jain explains what a herniated disc is, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, the treatment options and prognosis.
Q&A - Spinal Stenosis
Dr. Jain explains what spinal stenosis is, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, the treatment options and prognosis.