The presence of back pain after spinal surgery depends on the reason for the procedure, according to Mayo Clinic. While fusion is effective at eliminating pain caused by fractures or spinal instability, the procedure pro... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Most people need between 6 and 12 weeks to recover sufficiently from spinal fusion surgery to return to work, although people in physically demanding jobs often return to work with restrictions. The specific time varies ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Spinal fusion neck surgery is a procedure to join two bones in the neck, according to WebMD. The surgeon may perform the fusion by using bone grafts, metal plates or implants to hold the bones in place while they grow to... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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Types of spinal surgery procedures include spinal fusion, laminectomy, laminoplasty, foraminotomy and diskectomy, notes WebMD. People consider spinal surgery when other treatments have failed to treat back pain. Before r... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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