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Minimally Invasive Back Surgery Reduces Pain, Recovery Time

Many people experience back pain during their life. Trauma, aging, and improper body alignment can injure the spine. Back damage may put pressure on nerves, causing pain.

Most people get relief using non-surgical methods. But others decide to have back surgery after other treatments don't work.

VOA's Deborah Block reports on a new minimally invasive operation for lower back pain that is helping people get back on their feet.