We understand the impact a spinal injury or condition can have on your life and the need for experienced, specialized care. Our fellowship trained experts have a long history of caring for patients with spinal problems ranging from low back pain, degenerative disc disease, osteoporosis and related stress fractures to trauma, tumors and deformity disorders requiring complex surgical intervention. Spine surgeons at the OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute (OSF INI) Spine Institute perform approximately 1,000 spine surgeries each year, more than any other hospital system in the area and second largest program in Illinois. Our neurosurgeons are dedicated to providing you the very best spine care that is supported by research, technology, clinical trials and experience.
- Degenerative spinal conditions
- Revision spine surgery
- Spinal deformity
- Spinal tumors
- Geriatric spinal surgery
- Spinal trauma
- Artificial disc replacement
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Spine Health (Osteoporosis)
- Pain interventions
- Spinal cord injury
- Spasticity clinic
- Neuromuscular neurology specialist
Back & Neck Assessment
Neck and back pain can impact your life, for many the impact is felt daily. The team of spinal specialists at OSF INI Spine Institute understands the urgency as well as the need for specialized care when treating spinal conditions. Our experienced, collaborative spinal experts have an extensive history of caring for patients with spinal problems ranging from low back pain to disorders requiring complex surgical intervention. To learn more about back and neck pain, take the Neck and Back Pain risk assessment tool below.
- Assess how spine pain impacts your daily activities
- See what factors may play a role in your spine pain
- Receive recommendations for follow-up steps
Marissa Schwandner met her goal of running a half Ironman competition within her first year of having surgery on her lower back to repair Isthmic Spondylolisthesis. Learn how she overcame her severe back pain after meeting Dr. Daniel R. Fassett at the Illinois Neurological Institute in Peoria, Illinois.