Neck and back pain plague millions of Americans. Almost everyone will have one or the other at some point in their lives. And although most people get better with rest, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications or physical therapy, a small number will need surgery to feel better and restore function.
Whatever the procedure, patients often can be operated on in a minimally invasive fashion. Providence hospitals are at the forefront of these techniques.
Read how Providence hospitals are promoting healthy spines here: http://california.providence.org/~/media/Files/Modules/Publications/PROV_Spring15.pdf/#page=24