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Brain & Spine Care

Enjoy expert, coordinated neurological care at Ballad Health. You’ll benefit from comprehensive diagnostic services, treatment and rehabilitation close to you in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

Brain & Spine Specialists

If you have an injury or disorder affecting your brain, spine or nervous system, your primary care doctor will refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon who specializes in treating your condition.

Conditions We Treat

Choose Ballad Health for experienced care of neurologic conditions, including:

Diagnosing Neurologic Conditions

Your doctor may perform a neurological exam and recommend diagnostic tests for neurologic disorders at Ballad Health. The exam and test results will help your neurologist identify a brain, spine or central nervous system condition and recommend the most effective treatment.

Complete Neurologic Services & Treatments

At Ballad Health, you’ll benefit from a full range of services for brain and spine conditions. Take advantage of:

Top-Quality Neurologic Care

When you choose Ballad Health, you’ll enjoy high-quality neurological care. You can feel confident that you’ll stay safe and be satisfied with our care because:

  • CareChex® ranked Holston Valley Medical Center among the top 100 hospitals in the nation in 2017 and top 10 percent in the nation for medical excellence in neurological care in 2016 and 2017.
  • CareChex® ranked Johnson City Medical Center among the top 100 hospitals in the nation for patient safety in neurological care in 2017.
  • Johnson City Medical Center’s spine surgery program is designated a Blue Distinction Center+ by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee for affordable, high-level care; treatment expertise and overall patient results.
  • United Healthcare recognizes Bristol Regional and Holston Valley as Premium Surgical Spine Specialty Centers for quality of care and staff experience.

Peripheral Nerve Disorders

Our physicians treat a wide range of peripheral nerve disorders that typically begin with numbness, pain, burning or tingling, muscle weakness and sensitivity to touch.

Conditions We Treat

Choose Ballad Health for experienced care of neurologic conditions, including:

  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Foot drop injury
  • Malignant nerve sheath tumors
  • Meralgia paresthetica
  • Nerve compressions and entrapments
  • Nerve injuries
  • Neurofibromas
  • Schwannomas
  • Spinal accessory nerve injury
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment 

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Healths network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location. Or call 833-8-BALLAD for help finding a provider who offers the specific care you need.

Brain & Spine Care Locations

1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-1121
36.589346
-82.253739
130 West Ravine Road
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 224-4000
36.554013
-82.5548
400 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
36.307745
-82.38424999999999

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Ballad Health Foundation to host Wine Women & Shoes to support breast cancer screening programs

BRISTOL, Va. – Eleven weeks after giving birth to her third child, Stephanie Brown was diagnosed with Stage III breast cancer – at only 31 years old. ... read more about Ballad Health Foundation to host Wine Women & Shoes to support breast cancer screening programs.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 28

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Get ready to lace up your running shoes and learn all about improving health and wellness at the Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K. ... read more about Power of Health Expo and Power of Play 5K set for April 28.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Nikki Vanburen named chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods, Woodridge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Nikki Vanburen has accepted the position of chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods Community Hospital and Woodridge Hospital. ... read more about Nikki Vanburen named chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods, Woodridge.