Conditions & Treatments

Spine and Sports Center

Spine and Sports Center

The Spine and Sports Center at Spaulding Framingham provides comprehensive, expert care for a wide range of back and spine problems. The Spine Intervention Program offers the most comprehensive clinical assessment and diagnostic expertise by a pain medicine specialist who knows the best possible treatment options for your condition.

Spine Conditions Managed:

  • Neck and back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Herniated discs
  • Whiplash injuries
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Recipe makeovers and analysis


 Treatment at the Spaulding Spine and Sports Center focuses on:

  • Medical management
  • Manual therapy
  • Stretching
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Sport specific exercises
  • Custom orthotics
  • Custom Sport Bracing
  • Osteopathic Treatment
  • Spinal Injections
  • Nutritional Counseling

The Adolescent and Adult Sports Program provides comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation to injured athletes of all ages. Our expert staff understands what it takes to meet the special needs of both competitive and recreational athletes. Special consideration is given to the prevention of re-injury through an individualized exercise program and sport-specific exercises.

Approach to Care

Our physicians and therapists are experts in treating sports injuries, back conditions and other orthopedic issues that affect the musculoskeletal system. Our spine and sports medicine experts use a whole-body approach for diagnosis and treatment. Care is focused on non-operative solutions to get you back in the game or back to work, safely and without re-injury.


Under the care of Darren Rosenberg, DO and the entire Spaulding Framingham therapy team the Spaulding Spine and Sports Center offers a unique multidisciplinary approach. We utilize cutting edge research to offer you highly specialized, comprehensive care in one location. We are committed to your individual goals and understand the complexity of spine and sports injuries. We are dedicated to your long term recovery and not just your symptomatic relief.

Program Director

Darren Rosenberg, DO, the Medical Director at Spaulding Framingham, has a special interest in muskuloskeletal medicine, sports medicine, osteopathic manipulative treatment, and spine care.  The Boston Magazine has recognized him as a Top Doctor in 2016 and 2017. He is the course director for Harvard Medical School’s Introduction to Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment.  Dr. Rosenberg is the author of multiple book chapters in the fields of sports medicine and conservative spine care.  Dr. Rosenberg was published in the March 2008 edition of the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on The Lateral Atlanto-axial Joint as a Source of Headache in Congenital Atlanto Occipital Fusion.  He also had an article entitled Prolotherapy Versus Corticosteroid Injections for the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial published in the August 2011 edition of PM&R.  


The Sport and Spine Center is located at Spaulding Outpatient Center Framingham.

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