Spine Association for Education



When it comes to treatment options, the good news is that most chronic back and neck conditions don’t require major surgery or even strong prescription drugs.

» Non-surgical Options
» Minimally Invasive Surgery
» Conventional Open Surgery

On this page, you’ll find links to more videos and more information detailing treatment options. Many conditions can actually be improved with remedies a simple as over-the-counter pain medicines, heating pads and ice packs, regular exercise, a better diet, chiropractic care, acupuncture, and physical therapy. However, if surgery is recommended, there are several procedures available now that are minimally invasive as well as minimally disruptive (anatomy sparing). Simply click on the appropriate link to the right to learn more about a specific type of treatment.

DISCLAIMER: Because this information is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor, S.A.F.E. disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based upon the information provided by this website.