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A 31-year-old member asked:

I have had two lumbar spinal fusion surgeries and need another surgery due to narrowing of holes. what alternatives due i have?

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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 17 years experience
Second Opinion: Quite young to have had 2 elective spine surgeries -- both being fusions. Begs the question, what was the original problem(s). It is always a good thing to seek a second opinion to have a different set of eyes look over everything. Why do you "need another surgery." that is, what is your symptoms? Have you had appropriate non-surgical treatments; they could likely give you great relief.

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