Gina Libby, age 40, has suffered from lower back pain for 20 years.
She traces the pain back to corrective surgery she had in 1990 for a condition called scoliosis, a curving of the spine. Surgeons fused the bones in her spine together and held them in place with metal rods.
At first, the pain was mild...
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Read the Roll Call op-ed authored by the Committee Co-Chairs Dr. Russell Portenoy and Dr. Lonnie Zeltzer here.
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