Adam C. Young, MD
Alan C. League, MD
Albert Knuth, MD
Alejandra Rodriguez-Paez, MD
Alexander E. Michalow, MD
Alexander Gordon, MD
Alexander M. Crespo, MD
Alfonso Bello, MD
Ami Kothari, MD
Amy Jo Ptaszek, MD
Anand Vora, MD
Andrea S. Kramer, MD
Andrew J. Riff, MD
Angela R. Crowley, MD
Angelo Savino, MD
Anthony Savino, MD
Anuj S. Puppala, MD
Ari Kaz, MD
Ashraf H. Darwish, MD
Ashraf Hasan, MD
Bradley Dworsky, MD
Brian Clay, MD
Brian J. Burgess, DPM
Brian R. McCall, MD
Brian Schwartz, MD
Brian Weatherford, MD
Brooke Vanderby, MD
Bruce Summerville, MD
Bryan Waxman, MD
Bryant S. Ho, MD
Carey E. Ellis, MD
Carla Gamez, DPM
Cary R. Templin, MD
Charles L. Lettvin, MD
Charles M. Lieder, DO
Chinyoung Park, MD
Christ Pavlatos, MD
Christian Skjong, MD
Christopher C. Mahr, MD
Christopher J. Bergin, MD
Craig Cummins, MD
Craig Phillips, MD
Craig S. Williams, MD
Craig Westin, MD
Daniel M. Dean, MD
David Beigler, MD
David Guelich, MD
David H. Garelick, MD
David Hamming, MD
David Hoffman, MD
David M. Anderson, MD
David Raab, MD
David Schneider, DO
Djuro Petkovic, MD
Douglas Diekevers, DPM
Douglas Solway, DPM
E. Quinn Regan, MD
Eddie Jones Jr., MD
Edward J. Logue, MD
Ellis K. Nam, MD
Eric Chehab, MD
Eric L. Lee, MD
Evan A. Dougherty, MD
Garo Emerzian, DPM
Gary Shapiro, MD
Giridhar Burra, MD
Gregory Brebach, MD
Gregory J. Fahrenbach, MD
Gregory Portland, MD
Harpreet S. Basran, MD
Holly L. Brockman, MD
Inbar Kirson, MD, FACOG, Diplomate ABOM
Jacob M. Babu, MD, MHA
Jalaal Shah, DO
James M. Hill, MD
James R. Bresch, MD
Jason G. Hurbanek, MD
Jason Ghodasra, MD
Jason J. Shrouder-Henry, MD
Jeffrey Ackerman, MD
Jeffrey Goldstein, MD
Jeffrey Staron, MD
Jeffrey Visotsky, MD
Jeremy Oryhon, MD
Jing Liang, MD
John H. Lyon, MD
Jonathan Erulkar, MD
Jordan L. Goldstein, MD
Josephine H. Mo, MD
Juan Santiago-Palma, MD
Justin Gent, MD
Justin M. LaReau, MD
Kellie Gates, MD
Kermit Muhammad, MD
Kevin Chen, MD
Kris Alden MD, PhD
Leah R. Urbanosky, MD
Leigh-Anne Tu, MD
Leon Benson, MD
Lori Siegel, MD
Lynn Gettleman Chehab, MD, MPH, Diplomate ABOM
Marc Angerame, MD
Marc Breslow, MD
Marc R. Fajardo, MD
Marie Kirincic, MD
Mark Gonzalez, MD
Mark Gross, MD
Mark Hamming, MD
Mark Mikhael, MD
Matthew L. Jimenez, MD
Mehul H. Garala, MD
Michael C. Durkin, MD
Michael Chiu, MD
Michael J. Corcoran, MD
Michael O'Rourke, MD
Nathan G. Wetters, MD
Nikhil K. Chokshi, MD
Paul L. Goodman, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA
Peter Hoepfner, MD
Peter Thadani, MD
Phillip Ludkowski, MD
Priyesh Patel, MD
Rajeev D. Puri, MD
Rhutav Parikh, MD
Richard J. Hayek, MD
Richard Noren, MD
Richard Sherman, MD
Ritesh Shah, MD
Robert J. Thorsness, MD
Roger Chams, MD
Ronak M. Patel, MD
Scott Jacobsen, DPM
Sean A. Sutphen, DO
Serafin DeLeon, MD
Shivani Batra, DO
Stanford Tack, MD
Steven C. Chudik, MD
Steven Gross, MD
Steven J. Fineberg, MD
Steven Jasonowicz, DPM
Steven M. Mardjetko, MD
Steven S. Louis, MD
Steven W. Miller, DPM
Surbhi Panchal, MD
T. Andrew Ehmke, DO
Taizoon Baxamusa, MD
Teresa Sosenko, MD
Theodore Fisher, MD
Thomas Gleason, MD
Timothy J. Friedrich, DPM
Todd R. Rimington, MD
Todd Simmons, MD
Tom Antkowiak, MD, MS
Tomas Nemickas, MD
Van Stamos, MD
Wayne M. Goldstein, MD
Wesley E. Choy, MD
William P. Mosenthal, MD
William Vitello, MD
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Spine and Back Care

IBJI is home to one of the largest, most experienced teams of orthopedic neck and spine specialists in Illinois. Our specialists offer cutting edge technology, minimally invasive procedures and are leading in technology in imaging, disc replacement, and motion preservation. 

IBJI’s specialized neck and spine orthopedists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of all spinal disorders, including sports injuries, arthritis, disc disorders, and physical trauma. Many of our doctors will sub-specialize in a specific region of the spine and back, ensuring that no matter what your condition, it will be correctly diagnosed and treated to return you to the maximum quality of life available.

When You Should See a Doctor for Neck or Back Pain

Orthopedists commonly see neck or back pain stemming from injuries and spinal deformities. Oftentimes acute injuries can decrease in frequency by utilizing good posture and lifting techniques, but they can still get worse without treatment, just like chronic and progressive conditions. 

No matter what type of back pain or injury you have, seek out one of IBJI’s locations if you’re experiencing:

  • unrelenting stiffness or aching; 
  • pain in the cervical or lumbar region after sitting for an extended period; 
  • sudden bouts of sharp, localized pain;
  • back or neck pain that impedes your posture;
  • and any loss of sensation or weakness in the extremities.

Neck and Back Conditions and Treatments

Our IBJI’s orthopedic Spine and Back services in Illinois include consultation, inpatient management and outpatient treatment where appropriate. We make sure to look beyond your symptoms, communicate well with you as a person, and take the time to answer any questions during your appointment. 

IBJI’s spine specialists use the latest diagnostic tools and surgical techniques to treat acute and chronic conditions of the back, neck, and spine. At IBJI, we take a comprehensive approach to diagnosis and treatment. Conservative and non-surgical treatment options are always used before discussing surgical options. Nonsurgical interventions are used for reducing pain and restoring your mobility. 

When surgery is the best treatment option, we provide patients with highly-precise surgical expertise and offer a wide range of treatments include surgical options using minimally invasive techniques to advanced surgical procedures. IBJI physicians always choose a treatment that will result in the highest outcome to help the patient move better and live better.

We're Here When Your Back Hurts

Life with back pain is debilitating. If you’re struggling, live better and move better with help from an experienced IBJI back doctor.

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IBJI’s specialized neck and spine orthopedists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of all spinal disorders.

Back to Life Clinic for Neck and Back Pain

Providing hands-on care for immediate relief, the IBJI Back to Life Clinic in Glenview, Illinois, aims to alleviate your acute neck and back pain.

For individuals with acute pain, Back to Life is more than a simple adjustment. Back to Life changes the way you traditionally seek relief from neck and back pain. Back to Life is a more efficient and viable alternative to the chiropractor and ER. Through Back to Life, there is no pressure to schedule multiple appointments. Instead, you’ll work on a customized treatment plan that you design with the provider.

Back to Life Clinic

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Learn more about Illinois Bone & Joint Institute’s Spine Specialists

Our physicians are board-certified, fellowship trained and have held prestigious awards and appointments for their work. Many are active researchers and have written scientific articles in peer-reviewed spine journals.

Additionally, many of our spine physicians are dedicated members of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spine Intervention Society, and the American Orthopaedic Association’s Emerging Leaders Program.

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Find a back specialist, make your appointment today, and get on a path to recovery.

Don’t Live With Back Pain