Back Pain Treatment Center - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Back Pain Treatment Center

If you live with persistent back, neck or limb pain, you could have a spine condition. Ask the specialists at the Genesis Back Pain Treatment Center for help relieving your symptoms and staying as active and independent as possible. Call (740) 586-6577 or toll-free (855) 893-BACK to find out how we can help you with your pain.

Conditions We Treat

Get care for a broad range of spine-related conditions, including:

Symptoms of a Spine Condition

In addition to muscle discomfort, signs of spinal conditions include shooting nerve pain, weakness, numbness, tingling, difficulty walking and incontinence. Symptoms can be:

  • Acute – Lasting up to six months and caused by an injury or disorder such as a strain, sprain, slipped disc or arthritis
  • Recurrent – Happens again and again
  • Chronic – Lasts longer than six months and worsens over time

Diagnostic Testing

Your doctor may request an imaging procedure, lab test or nerve conduction study (electromyogram, or EMG) to diagnose your condition. Our nurse navigator will help you schedule tests, get authorization from your insurance company and schedule a follow-up appointment at the center.

Treating Back Pain

Whenever possible, your personalized treatment plan will begin with conservative, nonsurgical methods such as:

We aim to help you return to your daily activities without heavy reliance on pain medication.

Depending on your diagnosis, your doctor may refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon. In this case, our nurse navigator will work with the specialist to stay informed of your progress and update your primary care physician.

Back Pain Team

You get coordinated care from a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals, including:

  • Neurologists
  • Pain management physicians
  • Physiatrists (physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors)
  • Physical therapists
  • Surgeons

Preparing for Spine Surgery

If you’re scheduled for spine surgery, we have information to help you prepare for your procedure. You’ll learn what you need to do before surgery and what you can expect during your stay with us. You’ll also learn ways to enhance your recovery through physical and occupational therapy, pain management and the personalized guidance of your case manager. The more prepared you are, the better your chances for a good outcome.

Watch Spine Pre-surgery Educational Video

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