Winning The War On Pain,(Express Healthcare Management: June 2006)
Surgery is a powerful tool in the treatment of disease, be it cancer, infections, orthopaedic or spine problems. However, it has specific indications, and as an invasive treatment has many anticipated problems. "As such surgery is to be performed only where it is specifically indicated. For example, a patient with motor weakness and back pain may need surgery to relieve pressure on his spinal cord rather than a block to relieve pain," says Dr Lakshmi Vas, Pain Management Specialist, Ashirwad Pain Relief Clinic, Mumbai
Say Goodbye To Back Pain,(The Hindu: Sunday, Jul 17, 2005)
There may be various causes for back pain, but there are ways and means to deal with it to lead a pain-free life.