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A 47-year-old member asked:

What can i expect from spinal decompression & fusion stenosis?

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Dr. Kevin Yoo
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Relief of pain: Spinal decompression and fusion surgery is done for pain. The decompression should help mostly with pain in the extremities. It can also help with numbness and weakness. The fusion will help mostly with the axial midline pain such as neck or back pain.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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