A member asked:

I had an xstop placed in my lower spine 2 years ago . i now get a popping noise in my back and my right leg goes numb, should i be concerned?

6 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

If the numbness is new to you i would be concern.

Answered Mar 31, 2023



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Dr. Will Moorehead answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery

You most likely have an irritation of a nerve root. You should see your spinal surgeon for evaluation.

Answered Jun 14, 2014



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