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  • In a study, 20% of patients showed signs of PTSD one year after spinal fusion surgery. Can talking to your doctor before surgery help, or is there a better way?

  • If you have had spinal fusion surgery, you may need more surgery within 15 years due to adjacent disc disease. Artificial disc replacement has proven effective in delaying or preventing ASD.

  • To treat degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and other disc issues, physicians ordinarily start with a traditional approach. But, when conventional routes fail to relieve your constant pain, other more innovative approaches, may play a pivotal role in accelerated recovery. So let's find out which therapy prevails —spinal fusion vs. artificial disc replacement (ADR).

  • If you have back pain, sitting for extended periods of time or even standing can be draining. Do you notice if you sit at your desk all day, your back pain gets worse? BackerNation spoke with attorney and 'Wear, Tear, & Care' Blogger, Jennifer Kain Kilgore to get her 411 on how she transitioned from the corporate world into her home office.

  • Newly released FDA-approved activeL, an artificial back disc that replaces the unhealthy disc in your spine while preserving all motion, may provide back patients a more favorable outcome in spinal surgery. It's seen as an option to replace spinal fusion surgery.

  • Those electing to receive a spinal fusion should do so after all other treatments have been explored. The procedure will not fully “fix” your back or provide complete pain relief, but it will prevent motion in the painful portions of your spine returning and allow you to have some function and normalcy.

  • What You Can Expect with Spinal Fusion Surgery
    September 7, 2016 | Articles

    Learn all the details of a spinal fusion surgery: the basics, operation, and recovery.

  

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