Our spine doctor at Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, located in Torrington and Bristol, is a recognized expert in the field and has the specialized knowledge and training to assess, diagnose, and treat a full range of spine injuries and conditions.
As an integral component of our bodies, the spine includes the spinal column and spinal cord and is made up of five major regions: the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and coccygeal. In most cases, back pain or injury typically occurs within the first three regions of the spine, where the majority of vertebrae are. There are several common spine conditions and injuries occurring in the back, neck, and spinal canal that can be treated by a physician or surgeon, and they include:
Suffering from lingering symptoms of spine pain can lead to a prolonged or progressive spine condition or injury. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, it is recommended that you contact a back, neck, and spine specialist or doctor near you for diagnosis and treatment that may or may not include surgery:
If you're experiencing pain or discomfort from a spine-related disorder, start your journey to recovery by scheduling an appointment with our spine care expert. For consultation at our Torrington Office or our Bristol Office, simply request an appointment online today or call (860) 482-8539.
Our fellowship-trained spine doctor, Dr. Lane Spero, is experienced and skilled in providing expert care for our back, neck, and spine patients. Though many spine conditions can be treated conservatively without surgery through the use of anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, or injections, such as epidural and facet injections, there are spine issues that may require spine surgery from an orthopedic spine specialist. If advanced surgery is necessary for you, Dr. Spero has the training and expertise to perform several surgical procedures and minimally invasive techniques for the back, neck, and spine including:
At Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, our expert specialists and staff understand the first step towards reducing your spine pain and restoring your health is a proper diagnosis to determine the specific cause of your pain. To schedule a consultation with our specialty-trained spine surgeon to discuss your condition and treatment options, you may request an appointment online or call (860) 482-8539 and be seen in Torrington or Bristol.