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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
This: procedure is usually done to relieve pain and or/instability. You will hopefully experience both benefits! hope this is helpful! Dr X

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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Kirk
16 years experience in Podiatry
Middle of your foot: This is most likely a fusion of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd metatarsal or long bone in your foot to the cuineoform bones which are in the tarsal area of your ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
3-6 month: It depend on your case and the type of fusion and the under line cause for the fusion.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Patel
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on the prob: Depends on the problem. You generally want to save surgery as the last treatment. Then, if you have a pure disc problem, a disc replacement may be a g ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Patel
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It doesn't: The goal of fusion is to get the bone of 2 adjacent vertebrae to grow together and thus stop the motion at that segment. The segments above and below ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
6-8 weeks: Approximately.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on surgery: Talk to you doctor and your pt team. If he or they are not available just do some simple stretching, heat and massage. Not knowing exactly what type o ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
If there is: Instability or if you are developing extremity motor deficits, not much for alternatives. However, if you have no instability and no weakness, then t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Syndactyly: Syndactyly.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leland Berkwits
36 years experience in Pain Management
Spine fusion care: The most important thing you can do is keep active and maintain core body strength. A good physical therapist can be helpful in providing you with exe ... Read More

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