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Take the Back Pain Assessment to
determine your next steps.
Learn about therapy, medications, injections, and self care.
Back surgery may or may not be the right choice for you. Only careful discussion with your doctor can help you decide.
This Decision Aid will lead you through five steps. Some of these steps will begin with a few questions. You can then read and learn about back surgery, based on the answers you have given.
As you read, ask yourself these questions:
You may print out your personal report and bring it to your health care provider, if you wish.
Click start button to start new assessment or click resume button to continue with your previously closed assessment.
To remove information previously entered, Delete Current Profile
Learn about Back Pain Basics, Treatment and Surgical Options
Learn about the causes of back pain and the tests you may need.
Learn about the different types of back surgery who benefits from surgery, and life after surgery.
Learn about ways to manage your back pain.
This tool is intended for informational purposes only, it does not provide medical advice and should not be used in emergency situations. If you think you have a medical emergency, immediately contact your doctor, our hospital or call 911.