Spine and Joint Center

Spine and joint pain can be frustrating and depressing. Thankfully, most spine and joint pain can be treated non-operatively through evidence-based methods, including interventional spinal injections and physical therapy.

If you have spine and joint pain, the Spine & Joint Center at Good Shepherd can help. Following an evaluation by a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation, our team will develop a rehabilitation program that meets your unique needs.  The goal is to ease your pain and get you back into life with maximum function as quickly as possible.

Non-operative services available at the Spine & Joint Center:

Non-operative diagnostic and therapeutic interventions include:

  • Injection for bursitis and tendinopathy
  • Epidural injection
  • Facet joint/dorsal medial nerve blocks
  • Selective nerve root injection
  • Sacroiliac joint injection
  • Carpal tunnel injection
  • Joint injection (hip/knee/shoulder)
  • Trigger point injections
  • Electrodiagnostic studies (EMGs)
  • Hyaluronic injections

The Spine & Joint Center at Good Shepherd treats a variety of common neck, back, joint and other musculoskeletal pain disorders including work, recreational and sports injuries. Common disorders evaluated and treated at The Spine & Joint Center include: 

Musculoskeletal disorders:

  • Joint pain (shoulder/hips/knees)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Biceps tendinopathy
  • Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
  • Arthritis of thumb (carpometacarpal joint)
  • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
  • Rotator cuff tendinopathy
  • Muscle injuries/muscle pain
  • Nerve entrapment
  • Greater trochanteric bursitis
  • De Querrain’s tenosynovitis

Spine disorders:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
    - Mechanical, traumatic, neuropathic and post-surgical
    - Herniated disc disease
    - Spinal stenosis
    - Facet joint pain
    - Intractable pain
  • Sciatica
  • Discogenic pain
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Good Shepherd Health & Technology Center
Good Shepherd Plaza
850 South 5th St.
Allentown, PA  18103

Phone: 610-778-1050
Fax: 610-778-9302

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