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Preventing Back Pain

June 24, 2013

On Saturday, June 29, Randy Shelerud, M.D. joined us to discuss how to prevent back pain.   We'll also find out what is the best pain medication.  Who is a candidate for surgery?  Why are smoking and obesity bad for your back?  Also, this week's Myth or Matter of Fact:  Firmer mattresses are better for your back.

(Note: Listen to the program LIVE Saturdays at 9am CT on I Heart Radio via KROC AM.)

The Mayo Proceedings article on prescription drugs.