An estimated 80% of people experience some sort of back pain in their lifetime and, according to American Family Physician (AAFP), back pain is one of the most common reasons for visits to the doctor. We provide comprehensive care with state-of-the-art technology for people suffering from back and neck pain. Spine specialists at Memorial can treat a variety of back and neck conditions. These specialists can provide a diagnosis and recommend appropriate treatment to ensure rapid return to improved function.
|A spine surgeon at Orthopedics Northwest, Dr. Michael Chang views his patients as team members. His philosophy to working with patients is based on listening to all of their needs and assuring their comfort and safety. He keeps his patients well informed so that they can make the best decision for themselves. New to Yakima, Dr. Chang hopes to provide the best possible care for spine patients in the city and surrounding communities. When not at work, Dr. Chang enjoys vacationing with his family in Costa Rica, where he first became interested in studying medicine. More >>|
Water's Edge is a unique medical facility that brings a variety of interventional treatments for a broad spectrum of chronic pain to Central Washington. Memorial's Pain Relief Institute is meeting the needs of a growing number of referrals from around the state, as well as from neighboring states and Canada.
With a staff of nine medical providers and a support team of more than 25 skilled nurses, technicians and administrative personnel, Water's Edge provides nearly 10,000 square feet of modern offices, exam rooms and procedure rooms for pain treatments. A relaxing waiting area furnished with comfortable reclining chairs allows patients to contemplate the peaceful waters of Yakima's Lake Aspen while they await their procedures.