Natural pain relievers and approaches to pain relief may help people who deal with chronic pain become less dependent on prescription and over the counter pain medication. While these options won't work for everyone, they are all easy to try.
Terminology describing back pain that originates from a spinal disc problem can become confusing. Spine-health.com describes the two sources of pain as coming from a pinched nerve or a degenerating disc.
Though you don't have to know as much as a spine surgeon, it is important to understand the type of spine surgery you are signing up for, and what types of implants will become a permanent part of your body during a fusion surgery.