By David Mittleman

Spinal Fusion Surgeries Serve as Case Study for Necessity of Surgeries

Spinal fusion surgery is a serious and end-of-the-road move for most doctors operating on patients suffering from Degenerative Disk Disease, Scoliosis or other serious problems affecting the spine. Vertebrae in the spinal column are literally “welded” together, bypassing the need for a disk that usually sits between the vertebrae. However, spinal fusion surgery limits flexibility because it is literally fusing together two rigid bones in an attempt to make a stronger spot in the spinal column, thereby eliminating pain from disk issues. Although spinal fusion …read more