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When it comes to surgery for low back pain, it can be difficult to sort through misinformation. One common myth is that back surgery only causes harm, but this isn't true.
Surgery isn't for everyone. Only about 5% of patients with lower back pain can benefit from surgery, and Vanderbilt Spine's doctors are careful to offer the right treatment for the right problem.
At Vanderbilt, we practice intelligent evidence-based medicine. That means we apply lessons learned in the field, backed up by data, to every case we see. When our doctors offer treatment, their decisions take into account the most advanced diagnostics and the most recent medical findings in the world.
Vanderbilt also offers a wide range of medical treatments for back pain, including:
We work with each patient to offer the right treatment for the best possible results. If you'd like to learn more, please fill out the form below, and we'll contact you within 2 business days.