Spine Diagnosis and Evaluation
One of the hallmarks of Penn Medicine's acclaimed neurosurgical spine program is the methodical treatment plan every patient receives. The initial phase of management requires careful evaluation and precise diagnosis to determine the source of the spinal symptoms. Every patient is evaluated to determine whether if spinal surgery is a treatment option.
Sophisticated, State-of-the-Art Diagnostic and Evaluation Techniques
No matter the condition or problem, specialists at the Penn Neurosurgical Spine Center have access to the latest, state-of-the-art neurodiagnostic and imaging tools available today. Penn neurosurgeons and physicians utilize the latest neuroradiological and electrodiagnostic techniques for their patients including high-resolution MRI and CT scanning, myelography, EMG and discography, and electrophysiological testing.