Spinal Cord Disease

    Overview

    Spinal cord disease may refer to any condition or disease attacking the spinal cord. Myelopathy, or compression, is the most common example. Treatment may include a collar or brace inhibiting movement, physical therapy, medication or surgery.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Devin Amin, MD

    Neurosurgeon Neurosurgery
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Jeffrey Cozzens, MD

    Neurosurgeon Neurosurgery, Cancer Care
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    James Gilchrist, MD

    Executive Director, Neuroscience Institute Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.