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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Back pain after surg: The symptoms are probably from less activity with the arthritis acting up. Try some easy core stretches and heat or ice. Medications such as Ibuprofen ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It could be facet: Pain, but often during laminectomies they obliterate the medial branch that feeds the facet, so it is not the only possibility and other things, like ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
If you are really: 7 years old, you should not be on HealthTap. If you are older, you MUST be overeating to weigh 250 pounds. If you do not have a medical condition, suc ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Back pain: Morning stiffness is common with arthritis. A physiatrist will be able to help diagnose and treat the cause.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Orthotics: Try orthotics, start with an over the counter and if this helps see a podiatrist for a custom made pair.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: I would recommend that you be reevaluated by your surgeon, if he/ she is not available due to the time elapsed then start with your family doctor.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chintan Sampat
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See below...: Rest, avoid lifting and bending, change positions often and avoid long car rides/long sitting/long standing, etc. Also, anti-inflammatory medications ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need xrays: See a doctor. You probably need spine xrays. Surgery is a dramatic treatment. You need an evaluation to start with. Could just be the result of the w ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sometimes: Orthotics and anti inflammatory medication (if no medical contraindications to their use) or consider cross training or avoiding sports/activities inv ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need an MRI: You need an MRI of the neck to define the diagnosis and help treat you.You may need to see a neurologist or even a neurosurgeon
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