The facet joints, located in the back of the spine, can be a source of pain following spine surgery.
It is often said that no one should have spine surgery unless they receive a second opinion from another surgeon. On the surface, this advice would sound like good old common sense, as two opinions are better than one. However, there is a trap in this line of thinking.
As a spine fusion patient, you play an active role in ensuring your fusion is a success. Learn what you can do to create a favorable chance for a successful spine fusion.
There are several reasons why leg pain may persist after spinal decompression surgery to ease pain from spinal stenosis.
Learn what the development and adoption of new spine surgery technologies techniques means for you as a patient.
Surgery may be advocated to treat sciatica when nonsurgical treatments have failed to provide relief or the neurological symptoms continue to progress.