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Back surgery, surely not!?

Back surgery is quite controversial and the key question is when to operate... These are generally seen as good reasons for back surgery: Compressed nerves - when the nerves to the leg are squeezed/pinched/compressed, permanent damage can result, causing weakness and even paralysis, as well as incontinence. Surgery can relieve the pressure and save the [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:05:25+02:00Feb 12th, 2018|Back Pain|0 Comments

Back Pain: Need to Know

Everyone gets back pain. Well, almost everyone: some 90% of people experience back pain at some stage in their lives, and half of working-age adults have some back pain in any given year. That is a lot of back pain! (For clarity we are discussing lower back pain or lumbago.) What causes back pain? This [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:13:43+02:00Feb 2nd, 2018|Back Pain, Features|0 Comments
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