Clinical Studies

Obesity is a bummer for ruptured discs

OBESITY A BUMMER FOR RUPTURED DISCS (Orthopedics This Week) Obese patients are more likely to have surgical treatment for a slipped or ruptured disc (lumbar disc herniation) than are individuals who are not obese. Moreover, obesity increases operative time, blood loss and length of hospital stay, ac ...[Read More]

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