The Most Common Misdiagnosed Spine Conditions

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Your expectations during a doctor’s visit are clear — you want to know what’s wrong and how to fix it. Each year in the USA, about 31 million patients visit a doctor for lower back pain. “Diagnosis is extremely hard, there are 10,000 diseases and only 200 to 300 symptoms.”   — Mark L. Graber, founder […]

Thinking About Back Pain Surgery? Ask These Questions

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Back pain surgeries are increasing each year. 170.9% increase of primary lumbar fusions from 77,682 to 210,407 between 1998 and 2008. 11.3% increase in laminectomies from 92,390 to 107,790 between 1998 and 2008. All surgery comes with risks, so it’s important to get all the information you can. It’s a good idea to have all […]