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Brett A. Freedman, MD

About Brett A. Freedman, MD

Brett A. Freedman, MD, is chair of the Division of Spine Surgery at Mayo Clinic, as well as a professor of orthopedic surgery and a professor of neurosurgery. 

Articles Reviewed by Brett A. Freedman, MD

Are Antidepressants Effective for Back Pain?

Antidepressants have long been part of back pain treatment but a 2021 study questions their effectiveness.

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