Is your back out of whack? Let our spine care experts straighten you out.
Back pain affects almost everyone at some point in their lives. Pain in the back or neck area can be acute, which comes on suddenly and intensely, or chronic, which can last for weeks, months, or even years. When everyday activities such as shopping or housework can become difficult or unbearable, and back pain can't be eased with a combination of rest, medication or exercise, you may opt for surgery. The goal of back and neck rehabilitation is to help you return to the highest level of function and independence possible, while improving your overall quality of life — physically, emotionally, and socially.
Excellence in Spine Surgery
Broward Health offers several specialized procedures as part of a comprehensive program featuring an interdisciplinary team approach and pre-operative and post-operative patient education:
Broward Health offers a variety of treatment options, including minimally-invasive procedures and a comprehensive program for patients and family. Broward Health offers specialized spine care at the following facilities:
Spine Care at Broward Health Coral Springs
Shorter hospital stays. Faster healing. Fewer complications. Quicker recovery times. These are the advantages of minimally-invasive surgical procedures available through Broward Health Coral Springs' spine program.
Assisted by sophisticated computers, our neuro/ortho surgeons can reconstruct spinal columns, insert artificial discs, repair fractures and relieve pinched nerves with just tiny incisions and often on an outpatient basis. Highly specialized tools and instrumentation provide for safe and effective treatment of pain. In addition, our program offers these specialized and innovative procedures:
Our goal is simple: to return patients to normal function as quickly and safely as possible. Our program is dedicated to providing the highest quality care and our team of experts gets you back to doing the things you love to do in life - and doing them pain-free.
Spine Care at Broward Health North
Broward Health North' Spine Program is the first and only Joint Commission Certified program in south Florida. The program offers several specialized procedures, including anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, lumbar laminectomy and lumbar microdiscectomy, as part of a comprehensive program featuring an interdisciplinary team approach and pre-operative and post-operative patient education.
Dedicated Place, Dedicated People
Our team of experts, including surgeons, nurses, therapists, pain management specialists, and technicians, work closely with you in a structured recovery program, including pre-operative and post-operative patient and family education, a patient guidebook outlining what to expect each step of the way and daily newsletters while in the hospital. Family members, referred to as “coaches,” are encouraged to participate with the recovery process, learning about special exercises, medications and follow-up care.
We believe the key to better outcomes is a commitment to superior education for you and your family. Our comprehensive approach includes:
Our Commitment to Excellence
We know you have a choice of where to go for your procedure. Our goal is to ensure that your stay with us is as pleasant and comfortable as possible. We are continuously evaluating and measuring our performance to ensure we provide the highest quality program possible, tailored to each and every patient. Our team meets regularly with a focus on maintaining clinical and service excellence in all aspects of your spine surgery experience. Broward Health North offers continued specialized care through our Outpatient Rehabilitation Department should you need it. Please speak with your physician to obtain a prescription.
Broward County's first CyberKnife®, in use at Broward Health North, is designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body, pain-free. A non-invasive alternative to conventional surgery, the CyberKnife® works with sub-millimeter accuracy and unsurpassed flexibility tracking tumors in the brain, spine, lungs, liver, pancreas and prostate. It delivers radiation beams with a superior range of positions allowing access to a tumor from any direction.
Because of its precision and continuous imaging, the CyberKnife® ensures target accuracy without manually repositioning patients – treating what were once considered "inoperable" tumors. This non-invasive, pain-free technology allows patients to resume normal lives with minimal recovery time and risk.
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1600 S. Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316