Deciding on Back Surgery

Deciding on Back Surgery

Most people will have back problems at some point in their lifetime, but how do you decide if you need surgery. Obviously, surgery can help in some cases, but in others it might be more problematic than it’s worth. Here’s what many physician think. Patients at severe risk of long-term neurologic injury benefit from surgery, but if the risk of nerve damage is small or even moderate, back surgeries are often put off or totally avoided. Everyone is not the same. There are certain exceptions to the rule. The people who have severe pain or disability need to be looked at very closely. If you’re considering back surgery, it makes sense to seek a second opinion, perhaps even a third opinion.

We always appreciate your comments and suggestions. For more information, please go to http://www.123MyMD.com.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: