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When you need care for your spine, SpineFirst is the first place you should turn to. We diagnose and treat all types of spine conditions and take a personalized approach to help relieve your symptoms and improve your quality of life. 

Why choose SpineFirst  

  • Exceptional outcomes: Our focus is on giving you results that maximize your comfort and function. As leaders in patient outcomes, we’re experienced in making evidence-based treatment recommendations and delivering the right care at the right time. 
  • National recognition: SpineFirst is a partnership between Atrium Health and Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, two nationally recognized leaders in the field of spine care. We’ve earned acknowledgements for safe and quality patient care, including two Gold Seals of Approval for Spine Surgery from The Joint Commission. 
  • Multidisciplinary expertise: Bringing together top experts who have special training in different areas of spine care, we’re the largest team of spine specialists in the Southeast and among the most experienced in the country.
  • Seamless experience: At SpineFirst, we make it easy to get comprehensive spine care, from advanced imaging and physical therapy to minimally invasive and complex surgeries. And to make sure you can see a spine specialist quickly, we offer appointment confirmations within 48 hours of referral. 

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Spine conditions we treat

Whether you’ve had chronic spine pain for years, have new spinal symptoms or just experienced an injury, we’re here for you. You can come to SpineFirst with any spine problem and get coordinated care from our team of experts. 

Some of the many spine conditions we treat are: 

  • Arthritis

  • Bulging discs

  • Compressed nerve root

  • Degenerative spine diseases

  • Disc disease

  • Herniated discs

  • Myelopathy

  • Osteoporosis

  • Pinched nerve (radiculopathy)

  • Sciatica

  • Scoliosis and other spinal deformities

  • Spina bifida

  • Spinal bone spurs

  • Spinal cord injury

  • Spinal stenosis

  • Spinal trauma, including spinal fracture

  • Spine tumors

  • Spondylolisthesis

Spine treatments and procedures

Our spine doctors will work closely with you to understand your symptoms and goals and deliver the most effective treatments, including the latest nonsurgical and surgical options. When surgery is needed, we use the least invasive techniques possible to help you recover faster, with less pain and fewer complications. 

Some of the treatments, procedures and services we offer include: 

  • Adult deformity surgery

  • Adult degenerative spine surgery

  • Cervical artificial disc replacement

  • Imaging (like CT scans, X-rays and MRIs)

  • Lumbar artificial disc replacement

  • Minimally invasive cervical discectomy

  • Minimally invasive lumbar discectomy

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery

  • Minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

  • Occupational therapy

  • Physical therapy

  • Robot-assisted spine surgery

  • Scoliosis surgery (pediatric, adolescent and adult)

  • Spinal fusion surgery

  • Therapeutic injections

  • Thoracoscopic spine surgery

Call us to schedule an appointment with SpineFirst.