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Expert Spine Care

That Gets You Back to Active

No matter how active you are, an occasional ache or pain in your back is normal. But when you start feeling consistent neck or back pain, there may be a problem that can affect your quality of life. Don’t worry — we’re here to help.

At AdventHealth Zephyrhills, we want to get you back to your active, happy and healthy life as soon as possible. Our independent team of experienced neurological and spine specialists works tirelessly to get you back out there. We use advanced technology and state-of-the-art equipment to heal you. Discover the support you need to get moving pain-free and living your best life.

To learn more or to request an appointment, contact Rachel Force, our Spine Nurse Navigator, at 813-783-6190 or [email protected].

Expert Spine Teams

Working Together to Bring You Relief

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A Personalized Approach to Find Answers

If you suffer from chronic neck and back pain or have a tingling feeling or numbness in your arms and legs that impacts your quality of life, our independent team of spine experts can help. Our goal is to locate the source of your pain, starting with an informed conversation about your medical background and past injuries. If necessary, diagnostic tests and screenings may be required to better diagnose the source of your pain and develop a personalized treatment plan.

Treatment Options That Are Right For You

When you have back or neck pain, it can be hard to imagine life without it. We’re here to help you find hope and reach for a more active, pain-free lifestyle. We know surgery is likely the last thing you want, so we’ll first consider every conservative approach possible. If we can’t relieve your pain with medications and non-invasive treatments, we offer some of the most advanced spinal surgeries and minimally invasive procedures available to help restore your spine. And we do it all with a focus on compassion and whole-person care.

Expert Care For Any Spine Condition

Your spine is complex. It requires a team of experts with a specialized approach and a compassionate touch. Our spine experts are highly trained neurological professionals who care for a variety of spine conditions. Using minimally-invasive technologies, they treat a range of spinal conditions, including: treat a range of spinal conditions, including:

  • Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Syndromes
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (Spinal Arthritis)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
Meet Your

Spine Nurse Navigator

Rachel provides expert clinical guidance and a personalized level of one-on-one attention to help you optimize your care and to nurture your whole health. Her complimentary services include helping you find a physician, answering your questions, explaining information and scheduling appointments. To learn more or to request an appointment, contact Rachel Force, our Orthopedic Nurse Navigator, at 813-783-6190 or here.

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Rachel Blackburn, RN

Rachel Force, RN, MSN, ONC

With more than 8 years of clinical experience and 4 years in a Level 2 Trauma Unit, Rachel is a certified orthopedic nurse who is passionate about getting you back on your feet. She received her master’s degree in nursing and is specially trained to guide you through every step of your journey to whole health. 

Meet the Team

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From Treatment to Recovery

A Customized Playbook

It can be a difficult balancing act: you want to re-engage in your active life. But you also need to take the time to heal. We’re here to help you stay on a safe and steady course to recovery. Using your customized care plan as a guide, our team of experts will connect you to the medical professionals, community resources and local support services you need to help you get back to doing all the things you love.

Therapy First

Spine Care You Can Count On

Using spinal surgery as a last resort, we concentrate on treating you with nonsurgical therapies such as pain management, physical therapy and spinal regenerative techniques.