Like most Americans, you’ll probably have back pain at some point in your life. Luckily, most back pain goes away within one to two weeks. But if your pain is long-term or chronic—and if you have certain symptoms with your low back pain—you may want to see a spine specialist.
Low back pain is the leading cause of disability around the world. It is estimated that more than 100-billion dollars is spent in the U.S. alone each year on treatments – more than almost any other health condition. But are those treatments working?
Surgical decompression for CSM can improve its disabling symptoms, but surgical complications are common and many of these complications affect patients’ overall health-related quality of life. The optimal surgical treatment, therefore, remains controversial, with disagreement between three main approaches: ventral decompression and fusion, dorsal decompression and fusion, or dorsal laminoplasty.
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Roughly 80 percent of people will experience pain in the lower back that is significant enough to limit activity.
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Back and neck pain can be just mildly irritating—or it can interfere with your day-to-day activities and prevent you from living a healthy, full life. Spine Services at University of Utah Health treats all types of back, neck, and spine-related pain and disorders. This includes common to the most complex problems.