Health Tip: You May Need Surgery for Low Back Pain09/04/13
(HealthDay News) -- If low back pain can't be eased with a
combination of rest, medication or exercise, you may opt for
surgery, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
The group says these factors may indicate the need to visit the
- Pain in the leg or lower back interferes with daily activities
and affects quality of life.
- Back pain develops to other neurological problems, such as
weakness or numbness in the limbs.
- Bowel or bladder function are affected.
- Walking and standing are compromised.
- Therapy and medication have not been effective.
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