Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What are non-surgical treatment options?
Most patients who see a neurosurgeon for a spinal disease will not need surgery. Most of the time, neurosurgeons can guide a treatment plan to improve the spine health, and these options may include these common treatments:
1. Rest and proper exercises. Try these exercises at home:
2. Physical Therapy
4. Nerve blocks and Facet Blocks
If I do not have surgery, who will monitor and treat my pain?
Non-Surgical treatment of spinal pain are generally treated by non-surgical experts called Physiatrists, commonly referred to as "pain management" doctors. Your primary care physician may also opt to provide such services to you, depending on their practice setting.