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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vic Kalman
34 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Could Be: How much pain pain you are in depends on the type of surgery and how much nerve damage you had before that. In many cases the leg pain goes away when ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zeyad Morcos
21 years experience in Neurology
Call surgeon: It depends, how severe, how long ago was the surgery? I advise you to call your surgeon soon.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Can be helpful: You can see a description of this procedure at www.Spine-health.Com . The surgeon will go into your back with a small incision and remove a piece of y ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Can be helpful: You can see a description of this procedure at www.Spine-health.Com . The surgeon will go into your back with a small incision and remove a piece of y ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ken Yonemura
36 years experience in Neurosurgery
Decompression: Stenosis from degenerative changes to the lumbar spine does not always require a standard laminectomy. Newer techniques that allow for canal expansio ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
The excision or : Surgical removal of the posterior roof of the vertebral bone of the lumbar (lower back) spine which is labeled the lamina to access the spinal canal ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayman Jabr
29 years experience in Family Medicine
4 weeks: Usually 4-6 weeks is the norm.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: You can try physical therapy and injections prior to the laminectomy. If those don't make you better, the lumbar laminectomy is a great procedure wit ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Leg or back pain?: Back surgical muscle changes scarringi if it is leg pain get a new image.Of your low back i like ct myleograms after surgery postop MRI can be mislead ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends on: That depends on your age and health status and how conditioned or deconditioned you wree at the time of sugery and how many levels were involved in yo ... Read More
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