New back surgery treats patients with herniated discs – WFSB 3 Connecticut.

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Sounds pretty amazing. Anyone out there had this procedure?

Did it help?

Nonspecific Low Back Pain and Return to Work – American Family Physician.

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Some of the problem is not having a specialist examine your back right away, and the insurance company delays treatment.

If you do not get approval for treatment quickly, then you see a Work Comp lawyer.

Patients with back pain often get the wrong treatment.

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This is certainly a controversial area in Illinois Workers’ Compensation law. Many insurance companies will send an injured worker to an independent medical exam to stop what they view as excessive treatment. The problem is that this often results in no treatment at all.