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Returning to Work After Back Surgery

If you're getting ready to have spine surgery or are considering your options, you're probably wondering what the recovery will be like. One of the most common questions we get from patients is when they can return back to work after back surgery. There is no one-size-fits-all answer here because th...Read more

Can being overweight cause back pain?

Man overweight with back pain
Debilitating back pain that keeps you from being active can contribute to weight gain. But does it also happen in reverse? Can weight gain cause back pain? In a word, yes. Several studies show a high incidence of low back pain related to a body mass index (BMI) over 25 as well as a relationshi...Read more
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