Active X Clinics

32: Should I have lumbar spinal surgery?

32: Edinburgh spinal surgeon (Neurosurgeon) Mr Ioannis Fouyas is interviewed by Edinburgh Osteopath Gavin Routledge. Topics covered include:

  • How to decide whether to have lumbar spinal surgery or not
  • What can go wrong
  • What the procedure involves
  • Recovery times
  • Who is most and least likely to benefit from lumbar spinal surgery
  • How to choose a spinal surgeon

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