While some people may benefit from the latest technologies in spine surgery, much of the newest research in spine care focuses on long-established principles of non-surgical treatments for chronic back pain using exercise and stress management.
The Spine Rehabilitation Program is a comprehensive two-week program that involves a firm commitment from you to change how you deal with chronic pain. You should consider Spine Rehabilitation if you:
The program helps you develop skills to manage your pain more effectively while improving your quality of life. All activities take place in the UI Spine Rehabilitation Unit, a non-residential group setting where you learn and work with others who also experience chronic spine pain.
The goal of the program is to help you develop a clear plan for the future that will allow you to:
Read the successful UI Spine Rehabilitation Program patient stories from Brent, who injured his back in the military, and Beth, who injured her back by preventing her father from falling.