Background Information

Background Information

Background Information

Back pain is really present in almost every gender, every occupation, and every age group to varying degrees. At any one time, 40 million Americans are seeing their doctors with complaints of back pain. And so thinking that somehow back pain is special to one particular group or another just doesn't jive. People are visiting their doctors, talking about back pain, and it comes in many different types and sizes.

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Kurt Schroeder, MD


  • Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Chief of Neurosurgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Former Chief of Surgery at Tucson Medical Center

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