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Nonsurgical Spine Treatment

Treating pain, numbness, tingling or weakness due to spine-related damage or issues can be complicated. Norton Leatherman Spine treats a broad range of neck and back pain conditions without surgery.

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists have extensive experience treating the spine, which means they know what surgery can do and when it isn’t necessary. Most of our cases don’t require surgery, and for those that do, we consider nonsurgical treatments first.

Anti-inflammatory medications, steroid injections, ice, heat, massage and physical therapy can improve function and reduce pain. Although these alternatives will not cure any spinal disease or condition, they can help relieve your symptoms.

If you have these symptoms, you may be a candidate for nonsurgical spine treatments:

  • Lower back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica caused by a herniated or bulging disc
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Facet syndrome
  • Spinal stenosis

Nonsurgical Treatments

  • Epidural block
  • Physical therapy

Making It Easy to Get Back to Your Life

  • With six Norton Leatherman Spine locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana, we have specialists near you.
  • We use minimally invasive procedures that can reduce recovery time and the risk of complications.
  • Sophisticated pain management aims to keep you comfortable and safe.
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free MyNortonChart account.

About Norton Leatherman Spine

Norton Leatherman Spine in Louisville and Southern Indiana offers world-class care from surgeons who are recognized nationally and internationally for their innovation, expertise and skill. Norton Leatherman Spine is one of the premier research and education programs in the United States for spinal surgeons.

Our rich history traces back to Kenton D. Leatherman, M.D., who more than 50 years ago became the first orthopedic surgeon in Kentucky to specialize in spine care. A University of Louisville School of Medicine graduate, he developed leading-edge approaches to treating scoliosis after World War II.

  • The board-certified and fellowship-trained specialists at Norton Leatherman Spine are among the most experienced in the country, treating conditions like yours for an average of 20 years.
  • We have orthopedic spine surgeons providing care from our offices in downtown and suburban Louisville and in surrounding counties.
  • Our physicians pinpoint your diagnosis to come up with the right treatment plan, including surgical and nonsurgical options as appropriate.
  • We offer minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures that carry less risk and can speed your recovery. Norton Leatherman Spine surgeons are actively involved in the development of next-generation minimally invasive technologies.
  • The physicians at Norton Leatherman Spine are leaders in their field and train the next generation of specialists. More than 100 of the leading spine surgeons practicing throughout the U.S. today were trained at Norton Leatherman Spine.
  • Techniques developed at Norton Leatherman Spine have produced better outcomes for patients, with fewer side effects, and are routinely performed around the world today.
  • Our team performs more than 4,000 surgeries a year, and patients come to our providers more than 30,000 times a year.
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