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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...

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Solutions for Chronic Back Pain

New minimally invasive surgical options offer relief from chronic back pain, with fewer of the drawbacks related to conventional surgical approaches...

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Fast Fact: Degenerative Disc Disease

By age 40, about 60% of all adults have already developed some form of degenerative disc disease (DDD). DDD is a common mechanical disorder of the spine...

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Sylvia Garcia

Age: 48, Condition: Lumbar Disc Disease

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Fast Fact: Chronic Back Pain

Chronic spine-related back problems are typically caused by either a mechanical disorder or inflammatory condition of the spine...

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Andrew Goll

Age: 52, Condition: Herniated Disc

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Patient Stories

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Sylvia Garcia

Age: 48, Lumbar Disc Disease

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Andrew Goll

Age: 52, Herniated Disc

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