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Decompression

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
DCS: Decompression sickness (dcs) is also called the bends. When a diver descends in the water- pressure increases. As the diver ascends there is less pres... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Usually from diving: It is the body's response to reduction of pressure without equilibration. Usually associated with too rapid ascent from depth, it is also called cais... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
DCS: Decompression sickness (dcs) is also called the bends. When a diver descends in the water- pressure increases. As the diver ascends there is less pres... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
My reading states that you shouldn't fly for 2 weeks after lumbar decompression surgery and no long flights for 6 weeks.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
perhaps 4 weeks: If involved only myelin coverings, about 4 weeks for recovery. If injury to central axon, regrowth at 0.1mm daily. Emg test may help predict recover... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: The term disc decompression is used to describe a number of spinal interventions. It is most commonly used to describe a type of traction performed o... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
No: Strong scientific evidence is lacking.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Surgical: If you have spinal stenosis that require surgery, then a laminectomy is usually the type of surgery that would resolve the tightness. If you have a ro... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery 16 years experience
Laminectomy: This is the surgical removal of the spinous process and lamina of the spine along with the ligamentum flavum. Usually done to treat spinal stenosis b... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
I do not understad?: If understand correctly you diagnosed with spinal stenosis? If that correct? This a mechinal problem? How could relief that at home? You could minimi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Usually from diving: It is the body's response to reduction of pressure without equilibration. Usually associated with too rapid ascent from depth, it is also called cais... Read More
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