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Denver Neurosurgeons Expand Non-Surgical Spine Care Treatments

Posted by NeurosurgeryOne on May 31, 2019 5:00:03 PM

NeurosurgeryOne, Denver’s most comprehensive brain and spine care practice, has expanded its non-surgical and pain management spine services by adding physiatry services. Physiatry is the use of non-surgical treatments aimed at restoring function, reducing pain, and improving quality of life for patients.

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Topics: back pain, Denver spine surgeon, pain medications, spine specialist, injections for back pain, expert spine neurosurgeon, nonsurgical spine treatment

Addressing concerns about pain medications after spine surgery

Posted by Paul Boone, MD on Jul 23, 2018 10:45:00 AM

Addressing concerns about pain medications after spine surgery

Startling statistics regarding opioid addiction have caused some patients planning back surgery to fear taking prescription pain medications after surgery. At the same time, evolving policies and efforts to curb opioid dependence have caused other patients to fear that they might not get the pain relief they need after back surgery.

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Topics: back surgery, pain medications