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When you are having back or neck pain, or back or neck instability, you need a care team with the tools and experience necessary to uncover the cause of your problem as quickly as possible. At Novant Health Brain & Spine Surgery – Thomasville, our experts use advanced technology to diagnose spine conditions. Our care team will work with you to understand your options so you can choose spine treatment that is right for you.

Our surgeons treat the following conditions:

  • Degeneration of the lumbar spine
  • Degenerative joint disease (DJD) of the cervical and lumbar spine
  • Spine tumors
  • Isolated spine fractures
  • Bone spurs
  • Herniated discs
  • Failed back syndrome (post-laminectomy syndrome)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Ulnar nerve compression
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal)
  • Lumbar spondylolisthesis (instability in the spinal column)
  • Pinched spinal nerves

 Surgical procedures performed by our surgeons include:

  • Lumbar, cervical and thoracic fusions
  • Discectomies (to treat herniated discs)
  • Decompressions
  • Cervical and lumbar microdiscectomy
  • Minimally invasive posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF)
  • Complex spine surgery
  • Revisional spine surgery

Our providers will determine the source of your neck or back pain using powerful diagnostic tools such as:

  • MRI of the brain and spine
  • CT scan
  • EMG (electromyography) tests
  • Nerve conduction studies