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Back Surgery – Disappointing Outcomes

After studying more than 18,000 patients with low back pain, researchers found those with previous back surgeries (roughly 20 percent of the group studied) were found to have significantly worse general health status than those without surgery. This highlights the importance of exhausting safer, non-invasive forms of care, such as chiropractic, prior to considering surgery.

Source: Spine. 29(17):1931-1937, September 1, 2004.