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Spine & Neck:


Spine & Neck Care Process

  • Detailed History and Physical
  • Full Diagnostic and Imaging Work-up (Available Studies)
        » XRay
        » MRI/MRA
        » CT/CTAScans
        » Bone Density Testing
        » EMG/Nerve Conduction Testing
        » Bone Scan
        » Laboratory work
        » Diagnostic Spinal Blocks (Facet/Nerve Blocks and Epidural Injections)
        » Discogram
        » Myelogram
  • Educating the Patient
        » Thorough explanation of findings including all imaging and use of our spine models
  • Exploration of Treatment Options
        » Medication
        » Nutrition
        » Physical/Occupational Therapy
        » Therapeutic Spinal Injections
        » RF Neurotomy
        » Percutaneous Decompression (Nucleoplasty)
        » Spinal Stimulators
        » Acupuncture
        » Chiropractic Care
        » Therapeutic Massage
        » Psychiatric/Psychology care
        » Surgical Intervention (including microsurgery)
  • Specific and Individualized Treatment Recommendations
  • Appropriate Referrals to Excellent Consulting Physicians
  • Communication with Other Treating Physicians
        » Neck and arm pain
        » Low back and leg pain
        » Thoracic pain
        » Scoliosis and Kyphosis
        » All traumatic and degenerative spine conditions
        » Second opinion for failed prior surgeries
        » Auto accidents and worker's compensation injuries


Clinic News

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August 15, 2014
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Gary Peterson named CEO of The Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute

June 9, 2014
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Dr. Robert LaPrade Named One of the Top 28 North American Sports Knee Surgeons

May 22, 2014
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Steadman Philippon Research Institute and The Steadman Clinic designated as National Medical Center within the U.S. Olympic Committee's National Medical Network

March 3, 2014
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Dr. Richard Steadman To Retire From His Surgical Practice At The Steadman Clinic

January 30, 2014
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Dr. Tom Hackett is Chief Physician for U.S. Snowboarding's Olympic Team

February 3, 2014
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Dr. Donald Corenman Completes Study on the Effects of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery on Subsequent Spinal Fusion

December 6, 2013
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Jason Grilli 2013 MLB All Star Game Interview - Jason Shares a Touching Story

July 16, 2013
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Dr. Thomas Clanton Awarded Research Grant to Provide Evaluation on Turf Toe Injuries

August 6, 2012
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