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St. Luke's Clinic - Spine Care: Meridian

If you’re experiencing back pain, you know how much it affects your quality of life. The good news is that most back pain is successfully treated conservatively, without surgery.

At St. Luke’s Clinic - Spine Care: Meridian, we welcome anyone with back pain and will help you through the healing process with the most efficient and effective treatment for your unique condition. Our team includes physical therapists, chiropractic physicians, social workers, mental health professionals, and physicians who specialize in spine care. 

We're proud to be recognized as a Spine Center of Excellence by Blue Cross of Idaho.

Providers

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Biography

    Rodde Cox, MD has professional interest in medical rehabilitation, rehabilitation of injured workers, electrodiagnostic medicine and prevention, and treatment of osteoporosis. Dr. Cox was raised in Lewiston and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Idaho.

    Dr. Cox is proud to provide care at St. Luke's Center for Spine Wellness, a practice that has been recognized as a Spine Center of Excellence by Blue Cross of Idaho.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Biography

    Nicholas Hutt, PA-C earned his master's degree in physician assistant studies from Midwestern University and his bachelor's degree in anthropology from Idaho State University.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Biography

    Vivek Kadyan, MD is director of St. Luke's conservative spine program and has professional interests in neuro-rehabilitation, spasticity, musculoskeletal, and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Kadyan completed his specialty and residency training at Ohio State University, where he served as chief resident and received the Academic Achievement award. After his residency, he served as assistant professor in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department at Ohio State. He has published numerous peer review journal articles and book chapters.

    Dr. Kadyan is proud to provide care at St. Luke's Center for Spine Wellness, a practice that has been recognized as a Spine Center of Excellence by Blue Cross of Idaho.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Biography

    Amanda Keel, MD has professional interest in neurologic rehabilitation, spasticity management, and musculoskeletal medicine. Prior to moving to Boise, she served as medical director at Mayo Health System – Albert Lea Medical Center in Minnesota and CHI Health – Immanuel Rehabilitation Center in Nebraska.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Biography

    Yustina Rafla, PA-C is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and has worked as a clinical research coordinator where she managed and facilitated medical research projects, co-authored abstracts and case studies, and prepared presentations for regional conferences.

    Yustina earned her bachelor's degree in biology from Boise State University and her master's in physician assistant studies from Harding University.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients

Conditions

Low Back Pain

This common condition affects more than 80% of us at some point, and is not usually indicative of a serious spine problem.

Classes & Events

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  • Spine Pre-Operative Class: Boise

    Health Management Classes
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    Free, Registration Required

    Everything you need to know about your upcoming spine surgery and recovery.

  • Spine Pre-Operative Class: Meridian

    Health Management Classes
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    Free, Registration Required

    Everything you need to know about your upcoming spine surgery and recovery.