Spinal and back care at London Bridge Hospital


Leaders in treating back pain through pain management, spinal surgery and minimally invasive techniques

Appointments & Enquiries

020 7234 2009

Imaging appointments

0207 234 2773

27 Tooley Street

London  SE1 2PR

At London Bridge Hospital, we treat all forms of back pain, spinal injuries and chronic conditions. Whether you’re searching for a definitive diagnosis, considering treatment options or looking for a second opinion, our internationally renowned team can help. Here we have specialists in all disciplines of back pain including orthopaedic and neurosurgeons, pain medicine, rheumatologists, neurologists and physiotherapy. 

Why London Bridge Hospital?

  • AOSpine Centre of Excellence, one of only seven centres in the UK participating in research and educational initiatives
  • The first hospital in the UK to use the ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation System offering the latest and most effective robotic technology in spinal surgery
  • Advanced imaging and scanning capabilities to give patients rapid diagnosis – with results usually reported on the same day
  • A multidisciplinary team framework led by internationally renowned consultant spinal surgeons, many of whom practice at London NHS teaching hospitals
  • 29 bed unit with a complete specialist team of surgeons, radiologists, pain specialists, rheumatologists, surgical nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, ward nurses, physio and occupational therapists
  • Level 2 and 3 intensive care facilities with the ability to manage those requiring complex spinal procedures
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation gyms at the main hospital and HCA UK at The Shard.

The conditions we treat

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    Ankylosing spondylitis

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    Cauda equina syndrome

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    Compression fracture

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    Degenerative disc disease

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    Herniated/ruptured/bulging or slipped disc

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    Inflammatory disorders

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    Lower back pain

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    Sciatica and brachalgia

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    Spina bifida

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    Spinal muscular atrophy

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    Spinal stenosis

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    Spinal tumours

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    Trauma including spinal cord injury and fractures

Non-surgical treatments

• Facet joint injection

• Nerve root inject (dorsal root ganglion block)

• Epidural

• Radiofrequency therapy

• Steroids

• Physiotherapy

• Osteopathy

• Ergonomic assessments


Surgical treatments

• Minimally invasive spinal surgery

• Discectomy and microdiscectomy

• Disc replacement

• Laminectomy

• Spinal fusion

• Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty

• Foraminotomy

• Revision surgery

• Scoliosis correction

• Spinal Cord Stimulation


Revolutionising spinal surgery with the ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation System

We are the first hospital in the UK to offer patients robotically assisted spinal surgery using the ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation System. This new cutting edge robot provides major advancements in spinal surgery capabilities: improving accuracy, reducing procedure times, shortening recovery times, and lowering complication rates. For those requiring surgery for chronic back pain, slipped disc, fractures, tumours, scoliosis, kyphosis - and those needing revision surgery – the ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation System supports our world-renowned spinal surgeons deliver the latest and most effective minimally invasive techniques.


“This robot has the ability to revolutionise the way we approach spinal surgery and change lives.”

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

We have sub-specialised physiotherapists and occupational therapists based within our main hospital and HCA UK at The Shard. They work collaboratively with each patient’s clinical team to devise a rehabilitation plan that enhances their mobility and recovery. This can include how to reduce post-operative swelling, move and exercise safely and strengthen the spine and muscles after treatment.


Need a little extra support when transitioning from hospital to home?

Contact London Bridge Hospital

For referrals, appointments and enquiries email us or call:

020 7234 2009
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