Motion Preservation Procedures Will Increase as Implants Advance

Spine surgeon performs procedure.

Patients often fall victim to the myth that spine surgery will force them to give up the activities they love, said Grant D. Shifflett, M.D. The minimally invasive and complex reconstruction spine surgeon studied golfers with one- and two-level lumbar fusions when he was a fellow. Most patients were able to return to the game and play it...

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