Spine services at St. Francis, performed by Twin Cities Spine Center, include management of back pain and injuries; spinal diseases; and disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.
Twin Cities Spine Center is focused exclusively on care related to the spine, whether it be advancing spine care, conducting research or training other spine surgeons. Patients visit Twin Cities Spine Center providers to receive diagnosis, education and treatment, and they benefit from advanced surgical skills or minimally-invasive procedures for improved spine function and health.
Non-operative and operative treatments are offered for spinal deformities, fractures, infections, tumors, arthritis, and work-related injuries and discomfort, as listed below.
Degenerative (cervical, thoracic, lumbar):
- Disc herniation.
- Disc degeneration.
- Acute spinal fractures.
- Post-traumatic spinal problems.
- Idiopathic scoliosis.
- Scheuermann's kyphosis.
- Congenital spinal deformities.
- Neuromuscular spinal deformities.
- Ankylosing spondylitis.
- Spina bifida.
- Dwarfism-associated spinal deformities.
- Spinal tumors and infections.