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You finally had that back surgery, and you had high hopes it was going to fix your problem. But something’s still wrong. The problem lingers. You’re still in pain. It might even feel like you’re in more pain after the spine surgery. The surgery might seem like it’s only created a whole new host of problems.
Having problems after back surgery is extremely frustrating. When you decide to undergo surgery, you put all your hopes into it. Sometimes it simply doesn’t get the job done. Other times it creates more problems than it solves.
Everyone experiences discomfort after a surgery. It’s entirely natural, and while it’s unpleasant, it’s to be expected. As your body heals in the days and weeks after surgery, the pain should naturally lessen and eventually fade.
However, if you’re still having pain months or years later, this might be a sign something is not right. Pain is a tool your body uses to tell you there’s a problem. If your back is still giving you constant pain, it might be time to talk to your doctor and see if a second back surgery is the right option for you.
An Interview With Dr. Scott Katzman: Minimally Invasive Spine Expert
Neck and back pain due to spinal disc conditions is an increasingly common issue that millions of people experience each year. To better serve our patients and to provide the best service possible at OLSS, we pride ourselves in being experts at solving disc-related issues. When it comes to minimally invasive solutions to treat pain, our Artificial Disc Replacement is one of our most successful and frequently performed procedures.
When it comes to neck and back pain procedures and treatment, not all providers go the extra mile to guarantee their patients receive the most exceptional experience possible. But, when you’re in pain, you need a helping, guiding hand to walk you through what can be a scary process.
Are you experiencing neck or back pain? Have you exhausted your non-surgical pain management options, like spinal injections or physical therapy, and aren’t sure where to turn next? For many, that next step in seeking relief comes with hesitancy, as it usually means a more drastic measure such as spine surgery, is required.
Fortunately, neck and back pain sufferers are no longer limited to traditional and painful open-back surgery as their next step towards finding relief. Therefore, there is a new solution: minimally invasive surgery.
But what does “minimally invasive” actually mean, and how can it help you find lasting relief?