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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 team of experienced neurological and spine specialists works tirelessly to get you back out there. We use the latest technology and state-of-the-art equipment to heal you. And, because we’re committed to your whole-person health, you know you’re always getting the compassionate care you deserve. Discover the support you need to get moving pain-free and living your best life.

Expert Spine Teams

Working Together to Bring You Relief

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A Personalized Approach to Find Answers

Your back, your pain and your treatment are unique. We work with you one-on-one with dedicated attention, a healing spirit and a detailed plan for relief. We work to locate the source of your pain, starting with an informed conversation about your medical background and past injuries. We’ll also get screenings and tests that may include:

  • CT Scans
  • Lumbar Punctures (Spinal Taps)
  • MRIs
  • X-rays
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 leading-edge, individualized care, we 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 Navigator

Our Spine Navigator 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 answering your questions and explaining information, scheduling appointments, connecting you and your family with educational resources and support services and communicating with your doctors.

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Rachel Blackburn, RN

Rachel Blackburn, 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. If you would like more information, call Rachel at 813-783-6190.

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.