Most people experience pain in their legs at some point in their lives, whether it’s caused by an injury or wear and tear on the muscles and tendons. Usually, the pain goes away as the underlying issue heals or improves over time—but sometimes, spine surgery may be necessary to alleviate the pain in your legs.…

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Back surgery can provide you with relief from chronic pain, but these procedures should never be taken lightly. Knowing when you should get a back surgeon’s second opinion will help you confidently pursue the best treatment option. Spinal fusion and other types of back surgery can repair damaged discs and other spinal problems that cause chronic pain.…

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Treatment for spondylolisthesis typically involves physical therapy, pain medication, and other nonsurgical options. However, in some cases spinal fusion surgery can offer a more effective solution for your severe, ongoing back pain.  Spondylolisthesis occurs when a vertebrae (or spinal bone) moves out of position and rests on the bone below it, placing pressure on one or…

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