People with back problems have many treatment options, including choices for therapy that do not involve surgery. From pain management to spinal injections, from implantable devices to complementary and alternative medicine, people with back problems have numerous conservative treatments to consider that may potentially delay or even prevent spinal surgery.
This section describes some of the most frequently used non-surgical treatments, including how the therapy works, who might benefit most from it, and what a typical patient should expect from the therapy. We recommend patients use this information as a basis on which to discuss non-surgical treatment options with their physicians.
Treatment Options - Non-Surgical: