Center for Pain and Spine recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-2024
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center is rated as high performing in back surgery (spinal fusion) by U.S. News & World Report in 2023-2024.
The Center for Pain and Spine provides diagnosis and treatment for all types of pain and spine conditions. Our goal is to help you improve your pain relief while focusing on the best outcomes possible.
Our pain specialists and surgeons partner with you to treat all kinds of pain and spine conditions.
We provide the most advanced therapies available nationally. Some of the primary conditions we treat include:
- Cervical disc radiculopathy (damage to a nerve in the cervical spine)
- Lumbar spinal stenosis
- Neck and back pain
- Neuropathic pain
- Non-spine pain
Helping you regain function
We know that you're anxious about your pain and fearful that you're not going to get better. We're here to ease your fears and help you get better. Depending on the level and type of pain you're experiencing, we can help to relieve it and get you back to living your life.
When you meet with us, we'll ask you questions to get a better understanding of your pain and your goals. We focus on improving your pain to regain function.
We'll ask you questions about:
- The location and nature of your symptoms
- How long you have been experiencing your symptoms
- What makes your symptoms worse or better
- Your function goals
Learn how the Functional Restoration Program can help
The Functional Restoration Program (FRP) will teach you strategies to improve your function and reduce your pain. Your customized plan will allow you to get back to the things you want and need to be able to do. Learn more about the FRP.
Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery®
Our Center is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield based on our commitment to quality care, resulting in better overall outcomes for patients who undergo spine surgery