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The hospital in La Crosse has achieved meritorious outcomes in surgical patient care based on outstanding composite quality scores in eight areas.
The hospital in Eau Claire has achieved meritorious outcomes in surgical patient care based on outstanding composite quality scores in eight areas.
Surgery isn't always needed for back pain. But when it is, it's important to get all your questions answered. Ask your spine surgeon these questions when facing the prospect of back surgery.
If nonsurgical treatments have failed to improve stress, strain and pain in your back, surgery may be the next option. Learn about the two categories of back surgery and when each is recommended.
Debilitating hip and low back pain was keeping Belinda on the sidelines. A two-part spine surgery realigned her spine, relieved her pain and got her moving.
The nervous system receives and relays sensory information like vision, sound, smell, taste, touch and pain. Learn about the differences between the central and peripheral nervous systems, and if damaged nerves can be repaired.
Low back pain can range from intense to a dull ache. Learn about eight spinal conditions, the pain you could experience and when it's time to schedule an appointment.
Most people with back pain don't require surgery, but there are situations when it's the best option. Get answers to 7 FAQ about low back surgery, including signs that it may be necessary.
If diagnosed early, learn how this wrist injury can be treated with a variety of nonsurgical options and alternative medicine therapies.
About 4 in 5 U.S. adults experience back pain, with symptoms ranging from a minor inconvenience to debilitating. Read answers to 7 FAQ about low back pain.
About 80% of adults experience temporary back pain. But if the pain lingers, it could be a sign of a more serious problem. In this webinar, two neurosurgeons discuss the causes of back pain and when to seek medical care.
Almost 80% of adults say they have experienced back pain. Follow these steps to protect from further injury and ease your pain.
After avoiding surgery for 24 years, pain from arthritis and scoliosis made it difficult for Pat to walk. Learn how neurosurgery stabilized her spine and eliminated the pain.
Sciatica causes sharp, shooting lower back pain spreading down the leg. Learn about treatments and when to see your health care provider.