Learn about back surgery
How to learn more
You may want to know more about spine surgery. Your doctor may have already discussed this option with you.
Before deciding about surgery, it is important to:
- Understand why you are having the surgery
- Know about the different types of surgery
- Understand life after surgery and how to get ready for it
- Understand the risk of surgery
To learn more on your own, you can:
- Select the "Surgery" menu option above for more information on this subject
- Take the Back Surgery Decision Aid
If you have questions, please select the "Who To Contact" menu option above.