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Why Is It Important For People With Back Pain To Seek Treatment? - Sarah Burns (VIDEO)

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Nurse Sarah Burns explains why women experiencing back pain should come to the Spine Center at Alvarado Hospital.

I feel it’s very important to come to the spine center where they’ll get the right diagnosis, meaningful preparation for the surgery, honest opinion and the right procedure for their actual problem because there are many different problems that can happen with the spine.

I feel it’s important to come to the spine center if you have back problems because you will be taken care of by nurses and doctors that specialize only in spine problems and so we see it every day. We know how to treat it and deal with the various issues that come about with spine problems and spine surgery. It gives me much more confidence as a nurse dealing with one type of patient on a daily basis.

About Sarah Burns, R.N.:
Originally from England, Sarah Burns graduated at Oxford University with a four-year nursing degree and neurosciences diploma. She began her career as a neuro intensive care nurse in England and gaining orthopedic, gynecologic and oncology nursing experience in Holland. In 1994, Sarah moved to the United States as a traveling nurse where she discovered Texas, Florida and California and, by 1998, she accepted her first position at Alvarado Hospital in the emergency room and ICU. Years later, Sarah sought new experiences and went to serve at San Diego’s Balboa Naval Hospital as a surgical PACU nurse, but she soon returned to Alvarado.