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Spine

Our fellowship-trained spine doctors at Coastal Orthopedics are recognized leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of spine injuries and conditions.

The spine is a highly complex and critical component of the human body, protecting the spinal cord while offering strength, structure, and flexibility.

The spine’s ability to provide support and mobility simultaneously makes it more susceptible to injury.

Since spine injuries can affect virtually any body part, there is a wide range of conditions and injuries encompassed by spine pain, thereby causing a wide range of symptoms.

From scoliosis and stenosis to sciatica and herniated discs, spine pain can be the result of a serious condition.

If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms of spine pain, it’s important to seek treatment as soon as possible before your spine injury or condition worsens.

  • Sharp pain in the lower back
  • A popping noise or feeling in the back after straining or heavy lifting
  • Numbness, tingling, or cramping in one or both legs
  • Weakness in a specific area of the leg or arm
  • Loss of balance when walking
  • Incontinence

Our spine experts at Coastal Orthopedics understand that damage to the spinal cord is not only disruptive, but also potentially devastating to those affected. Spine conditions and injuries should be examined by a spine specialist for prompt and proper diagnosis.

To consult with one of our spine doctors, please request an appointment online, or call (843) 347-7222.

Why choose Coastal Orthopedics?

Our fellowship-trained spine surgeons and physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist at Coastal Orthopedics have completed additional training, specifically in the back, neck, and spine. With this advanced training, our surgeons, Dr. Alci and Dr. Mills, and our PM&R specialist, Dr. Watson, have the experience and expertise to assess, diagnose, and treat your spine injury or condition individually to your needs.

To consult with our spine specialists, please request an appointment online, or call (843) 347-7222.

Spinal Anatomy & Conditions:

  • Cercicalgia / Neck Pain
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Lumbago / Low Back Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • SI Joint Dysfunction
  • Compression Fractures

Surgical Procedures:

  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy & Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Cervical Laminectomy & Fusion
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumber Laminectomy & Posterolateral Fusion
  • Anterior Lumber Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Transforaminal Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
  • Interlaminar Interbody Fusion (ILIF)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Intraoperative Monitoring (IOM)

Diagnostic Studies:

  • EMG
  • NCS

Nonsurgical Interventional Pain Management:

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Lumbar Discogram
  • SI Joint Injection
  • SI Joint Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Rhizotomy 
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Ultrasound Guided Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial
  • Botox Injection
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Caudal Steroid Injection
  • Disography
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fascia Illiaca Block
  • Lumbar Transforminal Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Racz Caudal Neurolysis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection
  • Stellate Ganglion Block