If you suffer from neck or back pain, determining the cause of the problem and who to see for care is the first step to recovery.
Midwest Spine Care can take the confusion out of these important decisions.

If you injure your back or neck, you can access Midwest Spine Care  by making an appointment with a spine care specialist at Research Medical Center. In an emergency, Midwest Spine Care can be accessed through our Emergency Department.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Research neurosurgeons offer patients spine surgery using the smallest access incision possible. This specialized procedure provides:

  • Shorter length of hospital stay
  • Less blood loss
  • Less back pain
  • Walking same day
  • Traditional open surgery outcomes, with a minimally invasive incision

For more information, call the Midwest Neuroscience Institute at Research Medical Center at (816) 363-2500 or visit Midwest Spine Care.

Our physicians and staff are waiting to help you fully recover from back pain and injuries – just use our Nurses On-Call line and get back to normal life.

Complex spine program offers life-changing treatment

When it comes to treating complicated spine issues, Research Medical Center specialists offer innovative, life-changing solutions.

The hospital's complex spine program offers comprehensive care and a team-oriented approach for a wide range of spinal issues. Spearheaded by the HCA Midwest Health neurosurgeons, the team includes neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, and specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation, all committed to ensuring multidisciplinary collaboration for the best possible outcomes.

Spinal disorders treated include:

  • Disc herniation
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Degenerative spine disease
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal instability
  • Spinal infections
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spinal vascular disease
  • Spinal deformity and scoliosis
  • Chronic Pain Evaluation and Treatment

The program offers access to specialized spinal surgery procedures, including minimally invasive surgery, and a range of other advanced spinal surgeries including:

  • Microdiscectomy
  • Spinal decompression
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spinal reconstruction
  • Spinal cord and spinal nerve surgery
  • Motion-preserving arthroplasty (artificial disc surgery)
  • Removal of spinal tumors and vascular abnormalities
  • Percutaneous Cordotomy for chronic pain