Michael W. Groff, MD, is a neurosurgeon and the Director of Spinal Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Spine Surgery: When Nothing Else Will Do
For many years, Diane Daigneau of Woburn, was able to successfully manage her back and neck pain. Through occasional chiropractic treatments and mild pain relief medications, she was able to continue to work and play.
Comprehensive Spine Care: Surgical and Non-surgical Treatment
Back pain is a very common complaint, but a very non-specific complaint. Back pain and leg pain can be caused by many different things, including spinal stenosis, disk herniations, and instability.
How to Protect Your Spine as You Age
At Brigham Health, a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, physiatrists, physical therapists and pain specialists collaborate to get patients back to their lives as quickly as possible.
Keeping Your Spine Healthy During COVID-19
While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives dramatically, back and neck problems are still as common as ever. The good news is that most spine conditions improve with time, physical exercise and getting back to your normal activities.