Category Archives: Spine Surgery & Back Pain

Lumbar Discectomy Can Increase Employee Productivity

As a leading cause of lower back pain, and the most common medical complaint in the United States, disc herniation can have a negative impact on productivity. Employees suffering from back pain and other musculoskeletal disorders account for approximately $50 billion in lost productivity annually in the U.S. However, successful lumbar discectomy surgery can have […]

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Understanding Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

When post-surgery pain following back surgery continues beyond the initial recovery period, patients are said to be experiencing Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, a term used to described back surgeries that fail to provide relief. Some occurrences of FBSS have no explanation, although there are contributing factors that may account for some instances of failed back […]

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