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The Lack of Evidence to Support Spine Surgery to Relieve Pain

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Back in Control - Live

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This episode features part 2 of Dr. David Hanscom’s interview with orthopedic surgeon and researcher Dr. Ian Harris. Dr. Harris discusses the lack of evidence to support performing spine surgery as a way to relieve back pain. He offers hope that spine surgeons will change the practice of routinely performing risky spine surgeries once they become aware of the scientific data about their ineffectiveness. But he cautions that the financial incentives operating in healthcare today are a formidable barrier to overcome.  Visit: https://backincontrol.com  for more information.

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