Back pain, a pervasive ailment affecting millions, can turn daily routines into exhausting and painful challenges. Back surgery emerges as a potential solution when conventional treatments fall short, offering hope for those trapped in chronic pain.
A woman in her late 50s fell and broke her ankle in the summer of 2021, and it turned out to be a life-changing event. The ankle injury itself was not eventful. But it brought her to the Inova Loudoun Hospital emergency room, where she met the orthopedic surgeon who would finally fix her spine.