A 25-year-old female 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?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If the numbness is new to you i would be concern.
Answered on Jan 15, 2013
Dr. Thomas Dowling answered
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Only because I am: Wondering why a device designed for spinal stenosis treatment generally in a population over age 60 was placed in 23 year old. These have been known to displace so see a spine surgeon.
Answered on Jan 10, 2013
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