Misinformation regarding spine care in the U.S. is a significant hindrance to understanding the important issues surrounding the care of patients with spinal conditions. At some point in our lives, each and every one of us will experience back or neck pain. Thus, the issues surrounding spine care matter to us all. Neurosurgeons know that if it is the right surgery, for the right patient, at the right time, these interventions can be life-altering. Furthermore, sharing the real stories of patients who have benefitted from spine surgery may help others realize how they may benefit. Here’s a patient story that aired on CBS4 in Denver which shows how a woman regained her quality of life with spine surgery. To read more about this story, click here.
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