Around 500,000 patients a year undergo back surgery. Despite the popularity of this treatment option, many doctors are not convinced. The hippocratic oath states that doctors should first “do no harm’, but back surgery is a procedure which can potentially do exactly that. It can leave the patient in a condition which is worse than prior to surgery. For this reason, back surgery should be considered a “last resort”.
Yet the number of back surgeries continues to rise. This article looks at 3 reasons why back surgery may not be the best solution for your back pain.
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