Orthopedic Spine

Doctor showing patient spine model pointing to lumbar portion of spine right about sacrum

Did you know back pain is one of the most common reasons for a doctor’s visit?

At Newton Medical Center, we understand the impact severe and chronic back pain can have on your life. When you come to NMC, you get expert, personalized care for the pain you experience. As specialists in motion, we are committed to improving your quality of life. Your goals are our goals.


Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Bone spur
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Compression fracture
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated discs
  • Lower back pain, tingling, or cramping
  • Neck pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pinched nerves
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis & Kyphosis
  • Spinal injuries & trauma
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumors

Find an extended list of treated conditions here.


Treatment Approach

As a patient at NMC Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, you will complete a comprehensive evaluation, allowing our specialists to develop an individualized treatment for you. Treatment may include medications, physical or occupational therapy, bracing, orthodics, injections or surgery. Our primary goal is to reduce your pain and improve function.


Non-Surgical Treatment Options

  • Posture and body mechanics education
  • Medications
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Bracing
  • Spinal injections

Surgical Treatment Options

  • Disc Replacement
  • Discectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion


Surgery at NMC

Spine surgery is a serious decision, but you don’t have to make it alone. Dr. Abhijeet Kadam, NMC’s Orthopedic Spine surgeon, will help you understand the pros and cons of surgery and is here to answer your questions, offer support and make you feel confident in moving forward in your recovery. We know surgery can be stressful and we are dedicated to ensuring you and your family’s comfort is a priority during this process.

Click here to read an overview of what to expect with surgery at NMC.