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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
When your ready: This disorder tends to be progressive over time & putting off treatment is a choice you make with that in mind. If your general health declines wh ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
On the neck: The cervical spine is the neck area. Common cervical spine operations address disk problems, nerve pressure or irritation, spinal cord problems. Other ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It means to have an: Operation on the neck region of the spine from one of several approaches (ie anterior, posterior etc) to correct a problem such as a disc herniation, ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neck: Cervical spine surgery refers to surgery on the spine in your neck. There are 7 vertebrae in your cervical spine. Thank you for the question.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Cervical spine: Really any kind depends on the surgeon and the level of pain. Most surgeons try to avoid nsaids.
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: It varies in part based upon the nature of the surgery and the tolerance of the patient. Most of the time we use a narcotic and a muscle relaxer to c ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends on the : Surgery. If it is a minimally invasive fusion, you may only need Percocet or something along those lines. If it is something more invasive, such as an ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Done in China: Medical vacations are when persons seek care outside there country usually to save on costs. China has several centers that offer excellent care.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends: This depends on a variety of factors including your age and health as well as other medical issues and habits such as being a smoker. It also depends ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
C spine surgery: Work on your posture and safe flexibility.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: I would be happy to, but you would need to be more specific. Options generally involve going through the front verses the back of the neck, and wheth ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
See below: Cervical stenosis cannot be treated by endoscopic surgery. The stenosis that you are referring to is a narrowing of the foramina where the nerve roots ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Unless redoing: Surgery is possible, physical therapy is best course.
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