The Importance of an Accurate Diagnosis Before Surgery

As is the case with any surgery of any type, it is important to receive an accurate diagnosis before proceeding. This is true for a number of different reasons:
Back Pain is Hard to Decipher
While you may think you know the source of your pain, it is much harder than simply pinpointing the place where […]

By |July 21st, 2014|Medical Treatments|

When to Opt for Medication Over Surgery

While minimally invasive spine surgery is certainly an effective solution for many sufferers of back pain, there are times when it is not always necessary. Before choosing to pursue surgery, have you first tried exercise and medication?
Exercise Therapy as a Solution
As science and technology progress and we begin to gain a clearer view of […]

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Choosing Between Injections or Surgery

While there is nothing good about back pain, at least there are a variety of potentially effective solutions available. In your search for pain relief, you have probably run across numerous suggestions. Two common suggestions are injections and surgery. Have you thought about either of these as practical solutions?
Injections
Injections usually consist of some combination […]

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Treatment Options for Back Pain

Did you know back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide? Combine that fact with the prediction by medical experts that as much as 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lives, and you begin to see why there is such a need for effective […]

By |July 21st, 2014|Medical Treatments|