Excruciating back pain gone immediately

September 12, 2012

Back pain is the second most common reason why people go to the doctor. And while many back problems can be treated without an operation, when surgery is needed it’s good to know experts have made technological advances that are benefiting patients. Now surgeons can correct some spine problems with the smallest of incisions, giving patients shorter recovery times, less pain and better long-term results.

Watch this KPTV report about a patient who was in the worst pain in his life. His minimally invasive spine surgery cured him "100 percent" and he was out on the town that evening. 

Excruciating back pain gone immediately

Featured specialist: Jeffrey Johnson, M.D.