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Expert Back Pain Relief – Anytime, Anywhere

Clinically proven physical therapy and medication regimens prescribed online by real doctors – tailored to you and from the comfort of home.

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Expert Back Pain Relief – Anytime, Anywhere

Clinically proven physical therapy and medication prescribed online by real doctors – tailored to you and from the comfort of home.

Dorsal's Digital Back Pain Clinic

You deserve healthcare that's easy, affordable, and convenient. Dorsal works with musculoskeletal experts to get you the treatment you need. See a doctor and get personalized back pain care without leaving home. Skip the waiting rooms and pharmacy lines. No insurance needed.

How It Works


Start a telehealth visit

Fill out a comprehensive medical questionnaire to help your doctor design the perfect treatment regimen for you.

Get treatments delivered

Begin your 10-week physical therapy program and get your prescription medication (we offer 15 types) delivered right to your door.

Access ongoing care

Use our 24/7 secure messaging system to update your doctor on treatment progress so they can make any needed adjustments.

Our Medical Advisors

Designed by leading professors, researchers, and clinicians at top institutions, with backgrounds spanning physiatry, sports medicine, interventional pain care, and orthopedic surgery.
Dr. Andre Panagos, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehab Medicine at NYU Langone
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Dr. Joshua Dines, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, NY Mets Physician
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Dr. Lauren Redler, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine at Columbia
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Dr. Amit Bansal, DO
Clinical Director of Orthopedic Rehab at NYU Langone
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Dr. Gary Schwartz, MD
Director of Pain Management at Maimonides Medical Center
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Personalized care plans starting at
$19 /mo
Unlimited online doctor visits, prescription medications, and physical therapy – all from the comfort of home.
Our OfferingWhy Dorsal

Multimodal Treatments

Dorsal's comprehensive approach addresses difficult back pain cases from multiple angles. Our physicians prescribe highly personalized treatment plans that combine clinically proven prescription medications and evidence-based physical therapy regimens.
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Leading Pain Expertise

With a specialized focus on musculoskeletal disorders like back pain, Dorsal offers the best pain care and clinical protocols vetted by top experts. We exclusively work with licensed, board-certified physicians.
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Patient-Centric Focus

We don't just mail your medication to your home and forget about you. Our care team supports you on an ongoing basis with check-ins, educational content, and follow-up care until you're feeling better.
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"I've had chronic back and neck pain since college. Dorsal beats dealing with my insurance any day. Best company ever."
"Perfect for working moms. Just registered for a plan and scheduled my first doctor's visit faster than I buy my morning coffee."
"Hurt my back exercising and could barely get out of bed last week. Thanks to Dorsal, I'm already in the gym again. Keep it up."

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of treatments does Dorsal offer?

Dorsal offers 15 different FDA-approved prescription medications (ranging from topical NSAIDs to muscle relaxants to steroid dose packs), personalized 10-week physical therapy regimens, and evidence-based behavioral coaching. Every case of back pain is different. So all our treatment programs include a comprehensive online consultation with a US-licensed physician. Learn more about our care offering.

Who is Dorsal for?

If you suffer from chronic or acute back pain – and you're interested in receiving comprehensive, expert treatment from the comfort of home – then Dorsal is for you. Learn about the top reasons patients choose Dorsal.

How much does Dorsal cost?

We offer monthly plans ranging from $39/month to $89/month (with 50% off the first month for new patients), which include your doctor visits, medications and prescription refills (with free shipping), and physical therapy programs. You can cancel or switch plans at any time by dropping us a note at No insurance needed. No surprises or hidden fees. See pricing details.

Is Dorsal covered by insurance?

Services on the Dorsal platform are not covered by insurance. But our flat monthly fee is less than most insurance copays. And it covers unlimited doctor consultations, prescriptions medications (with free shipping), and physical therapy. See pricing details.

Who are the physicians on the Dorsal platform?

Dorsal physicians are all licensed, board-certified doctors. They’re the same doctors you would ordinarily go see for back pain in an office, except that you can talk to them 24/7 from your phone or laptop. The Dorsal Medical Advisory Board, which designs and vets all clinical protocols, includes top professors, researchers, and clinicians from the most prestigious musculoskeletal hospitals in the world (Columbia, NYU Langone, Hospital for Special Surgery, and more). They’re experts on back pain with backgrounds spanning physiatry, pain medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Is my health information secure?

Yes. Dorsal takes privacy and security very seriously, and the Dorsal platform complies with all laws and regulations around data integrity and health information security.

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A modern approach to healthcare

Multi-pronged, comprehensive clinical approach
Flexible online doctor visits to fit your schedule
Free home delivery for your medication
Find out if Dorsal is perfect for you. Schedule a free consultation call with one of our care associates.
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