Spine Surgery for the Active Patient

And then, after this evaluation, and then after hearing how long a patient has been in pain, what kind of remedies they have tried in the past and what their desires are, then we can come to a formal treatment plan.  And this is individualized.  Patients who want to get back to leading a very active lifestyle--like golf, cycling, running, that sort of thing--are different than those who just want to be able to walk to the store.  So we take each of these individualized concerns into account when talking about surgery.


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