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Spine Center

Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Comprehensive Spine Care

Our highly-skilled multi-disciplinary team treats a wide range of spine conditions. We work collaboratively to provide treatment plans created specifically for each patient.

Conditions treated

  • acute and chronic neck pain
  • disc degeneration and disc herniation
  • spinal stenosis
  • spinal fractures
  • pain resulting from arthritis or cancer
  • whiplash
  • scoliosis
  • chronic muscular spasms

Spine surgery

When surgery is needed, spine surgeon Dr. Peter J. Dirksmeier of the Wentworth Health Partners Seacoast Orthopedics & Sports Medicine practice is here to help. He specializes in disorders affecting cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine problems, and treats patients who have undergone failed previous operative and non-operative treatments for chronic spine problems.

Multi-disciplinary team

We offer state-of-the art diagnostic and interventional pain treatments,  available through at one of the region’s most experienced and largest pain groups.

We coordinate care with the largest outpatient physiatry group in New Hampshire, who works closely with our orthopedic, behavioral health, pain management and physical therapy groups to provide an all-encompassing approach to treating and preventing a wide variety of spine related problems.

Our team also includes experienced nurses, case managers, spine-trained physical therapists, a behavioral health psychologist, a nutritionist and a specialist in smoking cessation. Our Spine Center coordinator assists patients following the initial review, providing referrals to specialists, as needed.

Contact Us

Call 603-742-2007 

Orthopedic Surgery

Peter Dirksmeier, MD

Portsmouth and Somersworth locations

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