Artificial disc replacement and lumbar spinal fusion are two surgical options for many patients with unremitting low back pain that has not gotten better with non-surgical treatments.
The primary purpose of back surgery is to correct an anatomical lesion in individuals who fail to show improvement with conservative (nonsurgical) treatment.
Cervical spine surgeries, which can be open or minimally invasive, are done to remove bone spurs or herniated discs and to create additional space for nerve tissue.
Considerations for lumbar laminectomy in spinal stenosis treatment include patient health, risks, and expected benefits.
Cervical spinal fusion surgery has its risks and controversies, especially what type of bone to use and how many fusion levels to perform.
Deciding on cervical degenerative disc disease surgery requires careful consideration of symptoms and risks.
Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options of failed back surgery syndrome, and discover effective strategies to prevent post-surgical pain.
Uncover the common reasons behind failed lumbar decompression back surgery, including factors like misdiagnosis and wrong-site or wrong-procedure surgery.
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