Spinal Program | Selecting a Provider: Questions to Ask

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What should I ask my child's spinal doctor?

Your child’s spinal team becomes a long-term health care partner. A few questions can help inform decision-making. Consider asking:

•   What is the team’s experience with non-operative treatment and operative
•   What are the success rates for each approach?
•   What type of psycho-social support is provided for patients and their

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