Spine

The spine experts at Great Lakes Orthopaedic Center provide comprehensive assessment and treatment for back injuries and disorders, serving patients throughout Northern Michigan. Because the spine is essential to both mobility and strength in the human body, many people experience some kind of back or spinal pain during their lives, often in the lower lumbar region. Having a board-certified orthopaedic physician, physician assistant and physical therapist close by is vital to an effective recovery.

BACK PAIN

Most back pain conditions can be treated through nonsurgical methods. However, when surgery is necessary, our spine specialist will perform the least invasive procedures possible, getting you back to your maximum potential. With our highly-skilled team of medical professionals, you’re in good hands for faster healing.

SPECIALTY SERVICES AND PROCEDURES

  • Lumbar Fusions
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy

Testimonials

  • Shoulder & Elbow

    “Dr.Kerr: It has been almost 24 hours since the sedated manipulation, and I have almost the same range of motion in BOTH shoulders PAIN FREE! I am going to come in and shake your hand. Thank you!”
  • Hip & Knee

    “I've been a patient here for almost 20 years. I've had both knees and both hips replaced. I started here because they were the only doctors in town that understood how painful my knees were. At 45, it's not usual to have your knees replaced. I'm 64 now. I can't say enough good things about […]
  • Foot & Ankle

    “I had major foot surgery on December 4, 2019 by Dr. Reichard. I had surgery three years ago on my other foot for the same reason and the same difficult surgery. The doctor I had before had retired before I was ready to go through this surgery again. I had great reservations about using a […]

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Office Hours: Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–5 p.m.