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for Neck/Back Pain

Neck/Back Pain
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Document onset, severity and location of pain, radicular distribution if present, previous treatments including surgery and medical therapy as well as injections.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit MRI/CT of Spine in region of pain
Upright AP and Lateral X-ray of spine in region of interest
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe Patients with clearly progressive weakness or bowel/bladder dysfunction should be seen urgently. Please complete Consult Request form and fax to 734-647-9233.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Patients should mail non-UMHS films or CD's prior to their appointment.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-7010
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Spine Surgery Program Faculty
Revised on: 12/11/2014