Spine Care Rehabilitation
Services at the Marc A. Asher, MD, Comprehensive Spine Centers provide relief and support for patients experiencing back pain and spinal disorders.
Care begins with one of our spineologists listening to you and evaluating your condition. After a consultation with the other experienced members of our care team, we will recommend the right team of specialists to deliver your personalized care regimen.
We offer only the safest, approved treatment options.
Our care team
We have specialists in every aspect of spine care:
- Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians
- Orthopedic surgeons
- Pain management physicians
- Pain psychiatrist and clinical psychologists
- Physical and occupational therapists
Diagnosis and treatment
Our specialists use the latest imaging and technology to diagnose and treat spine conditions.
- Nerve conduction studies (to evaluate nerve injury)
- Pain management
- Nonsurgical therapies
- Alternative therapies
- Minimally invasive procedures
As the region's most comprehensive spine care program and premier academic medical center, we offer extended services above and beyond care and treatment.
Our patients have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials that provide access to the most promising treatments and best advancements in care.
If you have been diagnosed with a spine-related disorder, we can provide a second opinion. Second opinions do not mean you doubt your doctor's diagnosis. They're an excellent way to get more information about the complete range of treatment options available.
Pain affects everyone differently. Our specialists assess and diagnose spine and joint pain, then work to educate patients on the treatment options available to them.
Our spine rehabilitation program provides comprehensive, nonsurgical care of all spine and joint issues. Some of the most common conditions include:
The majority of spine and joint cases do not require surgery and respond well to the noninvasive methods used by our team.
We will address your discomfort and particular symptoms with the goals of:
- Providing a diagnosis
- Recommending the right treatment options
- Managing pain
- Improving function
We believe in empowering patients with information so they can help direct their course of care.
After determining a course of action, we will work with you to manage your pain safely and without re-injury.
Our patients turn to us because they know we have recognized experts with access to the latest methods and leading-edge diagnostic techniques. And our program is part of a comprehensive team of physiatrists, surgeons and therapists.
If surgery is required, we refer care to the appropriate care team at The University of Kansas Health System. This means quicker, more efficient scheduling for you – and a more seamless approach to your care.
Spine care is convenient and readily available at both the main hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, and the Marc A. Asher, MD, Comprehensive Spine Centers in south Johnson County and Kansas City, Kansas.
Spinal cord injury
Our spinal cord injury program provides an entire range of care for individuals with spinal cord injury. Our specialists focus on improving both function and quality of life for individuals who have experienced traumatic or nontraumatic spinal cord injuries; as well as spinal cord injury disease, including adults with spina bifida and multiple sclerosis.
We treat both acute and chronic spinal cord injuries, and help manage such aspects of injury/disease as:
When necessary for your care, we will also involve such specialists as urologists, pulmonologists, plastic and spine surgeons and wound care nurses. The entire team of specialists will care for you throughout your hospital stay, during rehabilitation and through continued follow-up at one of our spine center locations.