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surgery is better for back pain

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Unstable spine: With nerves at risk . Back pain surgery are attempts to change out uncomfortable strucures for more comfortable structures or to stop painful small ... Read More

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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
1: An excellent treatment for failed back surgery is a spinal cord stimulator. In my practice the number one reason for implantation of a stimulator is ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Bein
50 years experience General Surgery
Several things: Most common cause for back pain after gb surgery is transporting you from the or table when you are only semi-awake...Less common cause is a retained ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Cantieri
39 years experience Pain Management
Rarely: Surgery is indicated if there are symtoms such as loss of bladder and bowel control or weakness or loss of function in the legs. First explore good ex ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: A physiatrist, (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) would be a great doctor to see for this problem. He/she will take your history, pe ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Unsure: Your question suggests maybe you have had back surgery, if so, sometimes pain can result from the wear and tear of the levels above/below your surgery ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Shiller
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Height, weight, pain: Ideal body weight for a woman who is 5'8" with a medium frame is 133-148 pounds. That doesn't sound like a reason for severe back pain. There are man ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need doc exam: Causes of pain are mostly muscular in scoliosis, but your surgical rods may have slipped, arthritis in facets, new compression fracture, or nerve crow ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience Sports Medicine
Refer to answer: Chronic pain post surgery, indicates lack of healing process. Lack of healing process is always inflammatory in nature, which most are auto immune dis ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Position during oper: While the patient is on the operating table during the surgery and under anesthesia the back can be in an awkward position and the patient comes out o ... Read More

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