Spine Care

At UP Health System, we provide the region's most complete, state of the art and compassionate spine care. We care for patients with conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine due to degeneration, trauma, deformity, infection or cancer.

Whenever possible, our team provides non-surgical treatment options including alternative therapies, bracing, injections, medical pain management and physical therapy. When necessary, we offer a a full-spectrum of minimally invasive and traditional surgical options.

Take Charge of Neck and Back Pain

Consistent neck and/or back pain can interfere with your daily routine – interrupting your favorite activities. A specialist can assist in identifying the unique causes of your back pain and offer solutions to treat it. If you have questions about your spine health but aren’t quite sure where to begin, start with a spine health assessment and learn more about any risks you may have for spine-related conditions.

UP HealthBreak: Spinal Stenosis
Spinal stenosis, or narrowing of the spine, is a chronic condition which causes numbness, muscle weakness and pain. Dr. Craig Coccia, Medical Director of the Brain and Spine program, explains treatment options available at UPHS.

UP HealthBreak: Neck Pain
Neck pain can be painful and debilitating. Sometimes this pain can run it's course. If symptoms last longer than 2 weeks, it's likely time to seek treatment options. Dr. Craig Coccia, Medical Director of the Brain and Spine program, explains.

Craig Coccia, MD

Sonia Geschwindt, MD

Andrew Look, MD

For more information or to make an appointment, please call (906) 449-3600.