Spinal care

Including pain management, spinal surgery and minimally invasive techniques from leading specialists.

Appointments and imaging appointments

Monday to Sunday: 24h


The Harborne Hospital (book a scan)


The Harborne Hospital (book a test)

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Here to treat all forms of back pain, spinal injuries and chronic conditions

We understand how spinal conditions and injuries, and back pain can affect your life. When you visit The Harborne Hospital, you can quickly access expert care and all the tests and scans you need.

You’ll be seen by our specialist consultants, and your treatment plan will be unique and tailored to meet your needs - from routine procedures to more complex surgery, including the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques that can minimise your recovery time and length of stay in hospital.

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Why choose The Harborne Hospital?

  • Fast access to care. Appointments are usually available within days.
  • Pioneering treatments. Including minimally invasive surgical treatments.
  • Specialist multidisciplinary teams. Led by highly experienced consultant spinal surgeons.
  • Advanced imaging and testing. Using state-of-the-art technology.
  • A seamless experience with everything you need. Including testing, diagnosis, treatment, and pre- and post-operative care.

Tests and scans we offer

MRI scan

Our consultant radiologists use some of the most technologically advanced MRI scanners to provide accurate examinations of the inside of your body.

CT scan

Computed tomography (CT) scan is sometimes referred to as a CAT scan and shows detailed 2D and 3D images of your organs, blood vessels and bones.

X-Ray

Spinal conditions we treat

Private slipped disc treatment

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Brachialgia

Brachialgia, or cervical radiculopathy, describes pain in the arm caused by a pinched nerve in the neck.

Private spinal stenosis therapies

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Osteoporosis

From complex orthopaedic surgery to diagnostic tests and scans, we provide exceptional orthopaedic care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS)

A chronic condition of the spine that a rheumatologist or spinal consultant can help with the diagnosis and treatment of.

Spinal trauma and fracture

Whilst spinal fractures will cause pain and restrict your mobility, the most severe cases may leave a patient with irreversible, life-changing consequences. Our spinal specialists provide expert advice, precise diagnosis and effective fractured spine treatment.

Cauda equina syndrome

From complex spinal surgery to diagnostic tests and scans, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Arthritis

Coccyx fracture

Coccyx pain

Disc protrusion

Neck fracture

Sciatica

Scoliosis

Spinal deformities

Spinal muscular atrophy

Spondylolisthesis

Upper back pain

Non-surgical and surgical treatments we offer

Facet joint injection

A steroid injection to the facet joint, used to diagnose or manage pain in your lower back.

Dorsal root ganglion block

SELECTIVE NERVE ROOT BLOCK INJECTION FOR BACK PAIN


If you suffer from chronic back pain, a spinal injection can offer relief by slowing or blocking painful nerve impulses

Caudal epidural

A steroid injection to give pain relief, involves an injection with a mix of local anaesthetic and steroids into an area near your spinal cord.

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)

THERMAL ABLATION TREATMENT OR RADIOFREQUENCY NEUROTOMY


HCA UK’s experts provide radiofrequency ablation to treat certain nerve conditions.

Minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS)

An alternative surgical procedure to open spinal surgery that targets conditions within the spine through the use of keyhole surgery.

Private Herniated Disc Surgery in the UK 

MICRODISCECTOMY


A minimally invasive spinal procedure to help relieve back or leg pain caused by a slipped (prolapsed) disc

Cervical disc replacement

Disc replacement surgery for the neck area of the spine. Cervical discs that become damaged can cause you considerable pain, numbness and weakness that radiates into your arms.

Lumbar decompression

Surgery to the lower spine. We have the technology and expertise to carry out surgery on your lower spine using minimally invasive surgery.

Vertebroplasty

A minimally invasive surgical operation to repair and stabilise a damaged vertebra or compression fractures.

 

 

Foraminotomy

DECOMPRESSION SURGERY FOR TRAPPED NERVES


Our advanced surgical procedure helps to relieve nerve compression causing pain and numbness in the back and legs

Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

A spinal fusion procedure that fuses the front and back section of the spine through a posterior approach. If you have nerve or disc problems in your spine, our consultants can treat you with minimally invasive fusion surgery.

Posterior cervical decompression

SURGERY FOR NECK PAIN WITHOUT FUSION


Also known as a microdiscectomy

Thoracic disc surgery

THORACIC DISCECTOMY


A surgical procedure to repair a slipped disc

Lumbar discectomy

SURGERY FOR PROBLEMS IN THE LOWER SPINE


HCA UK experts carry out surgery on your lower spine using minimally invasive surgery.

Steroid injections for joint pain

CORTISONE INJECTIONS FOR JOINTS


Steroid injections in localised areas that relieve pain in the joints

Other treatments we offer:

Ergonomic assessments

Kyphoplasty

Physiotherapy

Revision surgery

Scoliosis correction

Spinal cord stimulation

Spinal fusion

This is a range of our treatment options - other treatments are available at The Harborne Hospital. 

Your consultant will advise you of the most effective option based on your individual diagnosis.

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Our expert team

Our multidisciplinary spinal teams work collaboratively to provide you with a personalised care plan.

How to book an appointment

Book an appointment

Our team can help with any enquiries or you can make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

Appointments and imaging appointments

Monday to Sunday: 24h


The Harborne Hospital (book a scan)


The Harborne Hospital (book a test)