Some patients with chronic back conditions receive a spinal fusion procedure to address their symptoms. This surgery can relieve specific back issues when conservative approaches don’t improve them. Learn more about spinal fusion surgery and how it can reduce chronic back pain below.
How Spinal Fusion Works
Spinal fusion can occur as a result of a spine condition or as a deliberate effect of surgery.1 The majority of spinal fusions happen due to surgeries meant to connect the spine bones (vertebrae).