Located in Shreveport, La., The Spine Institute provides treatment solutions for back and neck pain through traction, hot packs and surgeries. It employs a staff of physicians and therapists who offer neurosurgery, orthopedics, occupational medicine and rheumatology services. The institute is a joint effort of the Willis-Knighton Health System and the LSU Health Sciences Center that provides health care services. The Spine Institute also offers a variety of rehabilitative services. It maintains an assessment center that includes equipment for evaluation. Additionally, the institute provides education and counseling, as well as case management services. The Spine Institute maintains its therapy centers in Bossier City, La.