Healthy Living: Relieving Back Pain
You may be one of the millions of Americans dealing with back pain.
For some, it’s caused by a problem in one of the discs in the back, the shock absorbers between vertebrae.
As Michelle Dunaway shows us, a minimally-invasive technique provides quick relief and gets patients on their feet faster than ever.
Doctors usually recommend treating back pain conservatively.
If medication and physical therapy don’t work, then a patient may be a candidate for spinal decompression surgery.
For many patients, the decompression is outpatient surgery and does not require an overnight stay.