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Are there ever good outcomes for people having spine surgery?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stan Lee
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Along with total knee and total hip replacement, routine spine surgeries are amongst the most successful surgeries in orthopaedics when done in the right circumstances.
Be sure to select a surgeon who can thoroughly communicate all of the details, risks and benefits of surgery prior, so that an educated, informed decision can be made in whether or not to proceed.

In brief: Yes

Along with total knee and total hip replacement, routine spine surgeries are amongst the most successful surgeries in orthopaedics when done in the right circumstances.
Be sure to select a surgeon who can thoroughly communicate all of the details, risks and benefits of surgery prior, so that an educated, informed decision can be made in whether or not to proceed.
Dr. Stan Lee
Dr. Stan Lee
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Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

As long as the procedure is done for the right reasons and all other modalities have been unsuccessful (meds, injections, physical therapy) spine has helped many people.

In brief: Yes

As long as the procedure is done for the right reasons and all other modalities have been unsuccessful (meds, injections, physical therapy) spine has helped many people.
Dr. Greg Khounganian
Dr. Greg Khounganian
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Absolutely

Much of the success of spinal surgery is really in proper patient selection.
The success rate of spinal surgery should be in the 90 percent range.

In brief: Absolutely

Much of the success of spinal surgery is really in proper patient selection.
The success rate of spinal surgery should be in the 90 percent range.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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