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Back pain after spine surgery

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Success rate not100: Success rate for surgical treatment of ack pain 70%in some groups drops to under 50% depressed smokers work comp mva previouss failed surgery chroni ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Be careful....: I have a car, and it is drives slow on the highway, & stalls frequently, i'm thinking of going to change my front tires. Thoughts? "laser spine surger ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Unless redoing: Surgery is possible, physical therapy is best course.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
Referred pain: Knee pain after spinal surgery is due to irritated low back nerves.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Patel
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Strengthening the muscles around the spine to support it is the first step. Time also often allows the pain to decrease. Sometimes an epidural injec ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Khounganian
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: As long as the procedure is done for the right reasons and all other modalities have been unsuccessful (meds, injections, physical therapy) spine has ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Spine surgery: No - they just do not to approve or pay for the surgery. If its a new insurance they are not allowed to exclude due to pre-existing issues.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Speak to your doctor: I suggest you speak to the surgeon doing the procedure to ask all the details regarding the differences in those surgeries as it refers to your condit ... Read More
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A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and yes: When indicated and on the hands of an experienced surgeon.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Talk to Surgeon: If this weakness was present at the ned of your operation, and has continued unchanged since 2004 there may be little to do. If this is new in onset i ... Read More
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