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Back & spine orthopedics and traumatology

This specialty is also called spinal surgery and deals with all medical conditions affecting the spine. It requires in-depth expertise in the fields of neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery.

Spinal surgeons are specialists in orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery who have received extensive additional training in the surgical treatment of spinal conditions.

Our services

We diagnose and treat all aspects of different conditions affecting the spine, including osteoporosis, spinal tumors, back injuries and degenerative spinal conditions. We also provide thorough follow-up after surgery and work closely with the physical therapy department to ensure our patients receive the best rehabilitation possible.

Medical conditions

  • herniated lumbar discs
  • herniated cervical discs
  • lumbar spinal stenosis
  • cervical spinal stenosis

 

  • vertebral fractures
  • spinal tumors
  • low back pain
  • scoliosis

Treatment options

We offer an extensive range of treatment options:

  • conservative treatment by using supports that prevent movement (e.g. back brace)
  • surgery
  • functional treatment (equipment and aids to counteract the loss of function)

When do I make an appointment?

Our medical consultations are specialized consultations. In most cases, your primary care physician, rheumatologist or sports physician will advise you to make an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon. The emergency department can also refer patients to our specialist team.

Why choose Hôpital de La Tour?

Multidisciplinary care

Patients benefit from the expertise of all our on-site specialists to ensure the best possible care for their medical condition and health. We work closely with specialists from a wide range of fields including:

 

Leading specialists

Our highly-skilled team specializing in spinal surgery has completed fellowship programs and extensive additional training abroad; a guarantee of quality for our patients. We also play an active role in clinical studies alongside certain university hospitals and provide a range of training at national and international events.