There are no set of right or wrong answers to these questions—each person’s individual situation is unique. But through the collective wisdom of spine specialists and others who have dealt with back pain, these six choices seem to be factors that may make your back pain worse or delay getting relief through the right treatment.
Becker’s Spine Review is a publication for orthopedic and spine surgeons and surgery center administrators. Each week, Becker’s releases additions to their Ask Spine Surgeons series, and earlier this month, spine surgeons were asked to explain how they balance a heavy workload with everyday life. Check out Dr. Richard Kube’s responses, below!
Addressing Key Business, Clinical and Legal Issues The 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Business of Spine: Improving Profits, Business and Legal Issues, provides the ideal opportunity to meet orthopedic, spine and pain management surgeons, administrators, and owners and operators of ambulatory surgery centers.
The lack of visible chronic lower back pain symptoms can lead to a variety of frustrating experiences—especially at your place of work. Every employer is different, but you may be able to minimize your work-place frustrations by sharing these four truths about your back pain with your boss:
Degenerative disc disease in your spine isn’t really a disease, but the term used to describe common age—or injury–related—changes to the discs in your spine. These include the loss of fluid/hydration in the discs, which can result in reduced flexibility, and tears or cracks in the outer layer of the disc that can cause it…