Spine specialists are doctors who diagnose and treat a range of spinal disorders and spine pain using nonsurgical therapies, such as injections, and minimally invasive procedures or surgery. Our spine specialists at Aspen Orthopedic Specialists care for patients with spine injuries, herniated discs, and back pain or neck pain due to other spinal conditions, like scoliosis or spinal stenosis. Our spine doctor and surgeon carefully examine all regions of the spine before diagnosing the condition and offering treatment options. One of our spine experts is also a pain management and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist who works collaboratively with our surgeon and therapists to determine the best course of treatment for each patient's unique needs However, if surgery proves necessary, our spine surgeon is skilled in performing a number of surgical procedures that can help patients have a better quality of life and reduced back pain. These procedures include:

  • Disc replacement
  • Discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy

Know When It’s Time to Get Spine Treatment

You should consult with a doctor or spine specialist if you notice any of these spine symptoms:

  • Back appears rounded
  • Chronic pain in your back
  • Difficulty walking
  • Hips or shoulders look uneven
  • Muscle spasms
  • Muscle weakness
  • Neck pain
  • Pain in only one buttock
  • Pain in your back that radiates down into the buttocks
  • Pain that gets worse when you stand
  • Pins-and-needles sensation in your back
  • Tingling radiating down your leg

You may also need to see a back, neck, or spine expert if you believe you have one of the following injuries or conditions:

  • Disc disease
  • Herniated disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

Online Guide to Back, Neck & Spine Care

You’re in control of your spine-related care. To help you keep your strength and function, our Online Guide to Back, Neck & Spine Care was developed to provide you with helpful information about spinal conditions as well as available treatments.

Online Guide to Back, Neck & Spine Care

We Offer You the Expert Spine Care You Deserve

Our specialty-trained and board-certified spine surgeon and interventional spine physician are skilled and equipped to assess, diagnose, and treat your back, neck, or spine pain. Spine surgery is often the last resort and second to any nonsurgical treatment options when those methods prove unsuccessful.

If you require spinal surgery, our surgeon can perform the procedure you need. At Aspen Orthopedic Specialists, you will receive the specialized care you need, every step of the way—whether it's an injection, therapy, or minimally invasive surgery. Schedule an appointment at our Brookfield, New Berlin, or Oak Creek location by calling (262) 395-4141 or by requesting an appointment online.

Aspen Orthopedic Specialists Delivers Excellence Every Step of the Way

Our back, neck, and spine orthopedic surgeon and nonsurgical spine doctor at Aspen Orthopedic Specialists are specialty-trained medical experts who understand your concerns, can answer your questions, and know how to apply their special expertise to help you. With years of training and experience in spine care, orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Lawrence Maciolek and interventional pain physician Dr. Brian Curtin are board-certified and have the expertise to help you return to living the life you love. Learn more about our spine specialists below.

Meet Our Spine Doctors