Surgical Management of Low Back Pain

Spinal fusion surgery for lumbar non-specific low back pain is controversial, particularly because the origin of the pain is undetermined and imaging of the spine is unhelpful. The procedure dates back to 1889 but it is in the past 20 years that there has been a great escalation internationally in its use, with an increase […]

Lumbar Spine Surgery

Lumbar spine surgery (fusion, disc replacement or decompression) is common, yet indications are unclear and outcomes, particularity in a workers compensation setting, are not consistently favourable. This study is aimed to determine the outcomes of spine surgery in an Australian workers’ compensation cohort. you can read this article in full below: Lumbar Spine Surgery