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Spinal Stenosis

Latest Findings from the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)

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August 2011Latest Findings from the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)

Spinal surgery improves leg pain more than low back pain, and people with diabetes tend to experience less relief from spinal surgery than do those without diabetes. These are two of the most recent key findings of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT), the first comprehensive study to look at the effectiveness of different treatments for low back pain and pain that radiates down a patient’s leg.

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August 2011Latest Findings from the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT)

Spinal surgery improves leg pain more than low back pain, and people with diabetes tend to experience less relief from spinal surgery than do those without...