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Tips to Prepare for Back Surgery

15 days ago   |   By HealthWorks Collective

There are quite a few reasons you might need back surgery. Back pain is the most common type of chronic pain in the United States, and if the pain is impacting your quality of life or functionality, you could be considering surgery.
There are a few different types of back surgery that are most frequently performed.
These types of surgery include:
Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion : If you have a herniated disc, your doctor might talk about what's called a discectomy with you. The discs in your spine are like shock absorbers that cushion your vertebrae. When one of the discs slips out...
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