PITTSBURGH PRIMARY SPINE PRACTITIONER
DR. ALEX TAUBERG
Alex Tauberg D.C. is one of the providers certified by the University of Pittsburgh as a Primary Spine Practitioner. The University of Pittsburgh’s Primary Spine Practitioner certification is considered a prestigious certification for those who conservatively treat neck and back pain. As a Primary Spine Practitioner Dr. Tauberg excels at getting those with neck and back pain, out of pain, and back to enjoying the activities that they love to do.
WHAT IS A PRIMARY SPINE PRACTITIONER?
A Primary Spine Practitioner is a portal of entry doctor who provides care for patients with problems related to the spine. They use evidence based practices to examine, diagnose, treat, and manage patients. They stay up to date with the latest research and are aware of when it is clinically indicated to send patients to specialists for further treatment, such as the administration of certain medications, injections, and surgery.
WHEN SHOULD YOU SEE A PRIMARY SPINE PRACTITIONER?
If neck and back pain are stopping you from doing the activities that you love to do or even just slowing you down then it’s time to consider visiting a Primary Spine Practitioner. A Primary Spine Practitioner will take you through a rigorous examination that will determine the best type of treatment for you.
WHO CERTIFIES A PRIMARY SPINE PRACTITIONER?
The University of Pittsburgh created the Primary Spine Practitioner certification. Pitt’s School Of Rehabilitation Sciences is the number 1 ranked program in the nation.
HOW IS A PRIMARY SPINE PRACTITIONER DIFFERENT THAN A NORMAL CHIROPRACTOR?
The Primary Spine Practitioner certification creates a gold standard for the treatment of patients with neck and back pain. Primary Spine Practitioner’s have been taught and demonstrated their proficiency at providing care that is consistent with the latest research. This ensures that patient’s receive high quality care for their specific condition.
- Murphy, D., Seaman, D., & Heffner, S. (2013). Clinical Reasoning in Spine Pain Volume 1. Pawtucket: CRISP Education and Research, LLC.
- Murphy, D., Jacob, G., & Heffner, S. (2016). Clinical Reasoning in Spine Pain Volume II. Cranston: CRISP Education and Research, LLC.