Spinal Fusion: 1 of the 4 Surgeries AARP Says to Avoid

Everyone understands that surgery involves risk and the importance of weighing those risks before electing to undergo any type of procedure. A recent article in AARP The Magazine outlines the reasons to avoid four different types of surgeries including surgery for back pain.      The AARP article states: “With spinal fusion, the surgeon places bone grafts that "weld" two or more vertebrae … [Read more...]