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How long does it take for nerve pain to heal after back surgery

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: I assume you are talking of disc surgery, which the nerve involved. We have to consider two things. How chronic the painwas? How much the nerve injury ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not normal but: Ideally, everyone wants relief of all their symptoms. Sometimes there may be a co-existing neuropathy or even a compression neuropathy like a tarsal ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Best to discuss: With your surgeon who knows your individual case.

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Post op issue: All the nerves that go the foot originate in the lower back. It stands to reason that if you had recent surgery there then that is most likely the cau ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
If all other causes : Have been ruled out then time and medication can help along with various pain management techniques ranging from injections to a spinal cord stimulato ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Have : Have you considered using medical acupuncture as an adjunct to your other forms of treatment? Acupuncture; which has been practiced for several thou ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: I assume you are talking of disc surgery, which the nerve involved. We have to consider two things. How chronic the painwas? How much the nerve injury ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: It depends on how much irritation there was before surgery, how long it was there, and how much of those tissues were manipulated during that procedur ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
See this: I see this a lot. People have back surgery, injuries and later develop neuropathy symptoms. I think it is because people had neuropathy to begin wit ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chintan Sampat
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: It can be normal to have some residual pain in the lower extremity after back surgery. You should notice less intensity in the pain and hopefully less ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depend: The recovery from spinal surgery depend on the nature of the operation. For discectomy, traditional open vs micro discectomy/microendoscopic (miss) , ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
6 to 8 hours: The time is variable and depends on the number of vertebra involved, the degree of curvature and associated developmental deformities and the surgical ... Read More

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