Spine center in Utah County, Utah

For patients coping with debilitating back pain, the experienced spine doctors at Timpanogos Regional Hospital are here to help. Our spine specialists in the Provo-Orem metropolitan area use nonsurgical and surgical techniques to treat conditions that cause severe back pain and neck pain. We focus on an all-encompassing spine treatment plan that includes diet, exercise, physical therapy and your overall well-being. Addressing your pain and improving your quality of life is the end goal, and we will help you reach it.

To schedule a consultation with a spine specialist at Timpanogos Regional Hospital, please call (855) 796-0593.

Comprehensive spine care

The comprehensive spine care services within our orthopedics program emphasize early mobility, family involvement and group interaction. Our orthopedic team is with you throughout your return to a pain-free, active lifestyle—from spine care education and treatment, to rehabilitation, if needed.

Spine disorders we treat

Our spine specialists have extensive experience treating spine disorders, such as:

  • Cervical disc herniation
  • Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
  • Compression fractures
  • Lower back pain
  • Lumbar disc herniation
  • Lumbar stenosis
  • Neck pain

Types of back surgery we offer

Our back surgeons perform a variety of surgical treatments, including:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)
  • Direct lateral interbody fusion (DLIF)
  • Hemilaminectomy
  • Laminoforaminotomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterior spinal fusion (PSF)
  • Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Spine surgery program

Our doctors consider spine surgery a last resort for treatment. However, if back surgery is necessary, our team provides comprehensive care throughout your surgical experience. We are dedicated to your recovery and long-term health. That is why, in addition to expert surgical services, we offer preoperative education and postoperative rehabilitation and support.

Dedicated ortho-spine unit

Our dedicated ortho-spine unit offers an environment that promotes optimal comfort and healing after surgery. Here, we provide physical therapy and constant monitoring to ensure you are ready for the transition home.

Additionally, we have a dedicated nurse—The Spine Academy director—who oversees your hospital stay and serves as a resource before, during and after your procedure.

The Spine Academy at TRH

The Spine Academy

Education prior to surgery creates a better state of mind for healing and results in a better recovery for patients. That's why we are proud to offer a comprehensive education program to our patients preparing for spine surgery at The Spine Academy.

The Spine Academy was created to provide information to help you and your family prepare for your surgery and recovery. (Your family members and caretakers are encouraged to attend the class with you.) This service is free and is supported by the spine surgeons and neurosurgeons of Utah County.

Topics covered in the class include:

  • Spine anatomy
  • Nutrition
  • Pain management
  • Postoperative nursing care
  • Equipment needs
  • Occupational and physical therapy
  • Precautions and limitations after surgery
  • Home safety
  • Post-surgery needs
If you have questions about The Spine Academy, please call (801) 714-6432.

Coming to The Spine Academy

The Spine Academy class takes place Tuesdays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Registration is required. You will be contacted by our staff once your surgery date has been set.

The Spine Academy address is:

Physician Office Building

750 W. 800 N., Suite 446

Orem, UT 84057

Spine care at MountainStar Healthcare

Spine doctors, who can be orthopedists or neurosurgeons, diagnose and treat problems linked to your spine. They can help with neck and back pain as well as injuries, trauma and diseases related to the spine. You may need to see a spine specialist if you have a herniated disk, nerve damage, sciatica or chronic back pain.

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