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The Baig Idea

Welcome to The Baig Idea! Your resource for addressing chronic pain and getting back to real living, including insights from our resident expert surgeon, Dr. Rafath Baig.

Can I Get Back Surgery if I Smoke

Can I Get Back Surgery if I Smoke

Did you know that your insurance can deny your back surgery if you smoke? We often have patients ask why we include smoking restrictions in our pre-surgery instructions, so we thought it was time to chat about what we have seen, and why some insurance companies have a...