Orthopaedic Surgeon in Overland Park, Kansas (KS)

Glenn M. Amundson MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Location

  • Heartland Hand and Spine
    5701 West 119th Street, Ste. 308
    Overland Park, Kansas, 66209 - United States
    Phone: 913-649-7300
    Fax: 913-385-5559

About Our Practice

Kansas City Spine Specialist, Glenn Amundson M.D. helps people recover from their back pain in a variety of ways, each individualized to the patient. A multi-modality conservative care treatment philosophy is a priority. Each customized patient treatment program requires the active participation of the patient to be successful. Surgery is not considered unless the patient proves refractory to a complete course of non-operative treatment.

Our unique approach to treat low back pain:
Non-operative therapy
Patient recovery in over 90%, without surgical treatment
Only 2 to 3% of people with back pain have herniated disk
1 % have compression of nerve root

The evaluation of back pain requires a physician experienced in this problem. Our work-up at Heartland Hand and Spine begins with a detailed history and physical examination. Your physician will ask about the quality of the pain, where it radiates, factors which worsen or alleviate the pain and other questions. The physical examination concentrates on motor and sensory function.

Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
Certifications
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Associations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • Shawnee Mission Medical Center
  • Heartland Spine and Specialty
  • St. Luke's South
University Affiliations
  • University of Iowa
  • Naval Academy
Languages spoken at this practice
  • English
 
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