Problems with your spinal discs can cause significant discomfort until you find a treatment that offers relief. There are surgical and nonsurgical options that can alleviate your back pain, depending on your diagnosis. Persistent pain in your back or neck can be an indication of a problem with one or more of your spinal discs.…

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Eight out of ten adults suffer leg pain or discomfort caused by back problems at some point in their lives. The causes of chronic back pain vary, but persistent back problems may stem from poor posture, injury, overexertion or lack of exercise, or degenerative conditions like osteoarthritis. Diagnosis and treatment of back problems are sometimes…

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About 10,000 Americans develop primary or metastatic spinal tumors every year. Although spinal tumors can affect anyone, they are most common in young and middle-aged adults. Spine tumors are abnormal growths of tissue found in and around the spine. Once your spinal tumor symptoms are diagnosed, you will work with your doctor and treatment team…

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When non-surgical, chronic back pain treatment has failed, surgery may be the logical next step. For your spine surgery to be a success, it is important to prepare you and your home for the recovery process. Your doctor should provide you with complete recovery instructions, but knowing what you will need post-surgery helps you to be an…

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The cutting-edge technology used in minimally invasive spine surgery allows for shorter procedures, faster recovery time, and less muscle damage in patients experiencing chronic back pain. Minimally invasive spine surgery involves making smaller incisions in order to perform spinal procedures, which typically results in a much lower risk of damage to the muscles and tissues…

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