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Fast Fact: Back Surgery


Today, major back surgery is relatively common. In the U.S., alone, approximately 916,000 spinal surgeries are performed every year. There are two basic categories of back surgery: Spinal Fusion and Spinal Laminectomy (also called spinal decompression).

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