Many people with back problems have found pain relief and other benefits from back surgery, but most spinal patients wonder if back surgery is something they should even consider. Today, patients with spinal conditions have more surgical options than ever before, including minimally invasive procedures that use small incisions and are associated with shorter recovery times.
To learn what types of spinal operations are currently performed, who are the most appropriate surgical candidates, and what to expect before, during, and after surgery, the Aging Spine Center presents this information.
Every patient is unique, so anyone considering spinal surgery should discuss his or her case with their physician. However, millions of people have benefited from spinal surgery and advances in surgical technique and instrumentation mean that more and more patients will benefit from spinal surgery in the future.
Treatment Options - Surgical: