Most people will experience moderate to severe back pain at some time in their lives. Common causes of back pain include injury or overuse of muscles, ligaments or joints, pressure on nerves in the spinal canal, arthritis, fractures or spinal deformities.
For almost all back pain patients, spine surgery is only considered after more conservative therapies have been tried for several months, without relief.
When back surgery is necessary, spinal experts working at Providence St. Peter Hospital can help. Meet our neurosurgeons.