Spine

Regardless of the type of spine problem you have, the experts at Swift Spine Institute can help. Swift Spine Institute is already referred some of the most complex spine cases in the region. We are able to treat herniated discs, stenosis, spinal fractures, vertebrae problems, spinal tumors, spinal deformity and other complex cases of back and neck pain.

Several weeks of recovery may be required for traditional “open” spine surgery as it may involve a three-inch long incision, in which muscles and tissues are separated for optimal access...
In 2019, Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, became a leader in the field of robotic guidance and navigation through the purchase of ExcelsiusGPS®. This revolutionary...
Dr. Edward Perry is the first surgeon in Nevada to perform a multilevel MIS-Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion (OLIF) Dr. Edward Perry, a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon at Swift Spine Institute, was the...
Swift Spine Institute first in Northern Nevada ASC to perform the Intracept procedure, Minimally Invasive Treatment Option for Chronic Back Pain Dr. Hugh McDermott recently became the first in Northern...
Swift Spine Institute in 2006 was the first spine center in the State of Nevada to become authorized and trained to perform artificial disc surgery. Surgeons must complete specific training...
Spinal cord tumors are abnormal growths of tissue found inside the bony spinal column, which is one of the primary components of the central nervous system (CNS). Benign tumors are...
Stenosis is a condition that can develop as a person ages, particularly in those over 50. It is characterized by a narrowing of the spinal canal, which places pressure on...
A bone spur, or osteophyte, is a projection of bone that develops and grows along the edge of joints. Bone spurs are fairly common in people over the age of...
Spondylolysis relates to instability of specific bones in the low back. It a very common cause of back pain, particularly in adolescents. Gymnasts who perform routines that bend and arch...
Scoliosis is a disease characterized by an abnormal curvature to the spine, in which the vertebrae twist like a bent corkscrew. In less severe cases, scoliosis may cause the bones...
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