It's been called a "medical marvel" in news headlines. Tiger Woods was dealing with back spasms and pain, going through three operations before he underwent an anterior lumbar interbody fusion, a procedure he said gave him his life back.
Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting an estimated 540 million people at any time. And too many patients being treated for back pain receive the wrong care, according to an international group of authors who have
The last time Sean Maloney’s legs worked, they straddled his motocross in midair at the Riverdale Raceways in southwest Washington. Maloney, then 18, launched himself from the earth and landed badly, his life irrevocably changed.