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Medical Intel

Nov 8, 2016

neck-and-back-pain-basics-what-you-need-to-knowLower back and neck pain are among the most common reasons that people seek medical care. These issues greatly affect their ability to work and manage daily activities of life. The latest Global Burden of Disease study reveals that back pain has the second highest number of Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) in the United States.

If you suffer from this type of pain, you're likely looking for solutions. As you do, it's wise to consider all of your options – surgical and nonsurgical. Oliver Tannous, MD, says that the first step is to figure out exactly where your pain is coming from.

Listen in as Dr. Tannous describes the variations of back pain, nonsurgical therapies, and which surgical treatments work best for certain patients.