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A female asked:

I just had a l3 l4 lumbar decompression as well as a l5 laminectomy 12 weeks ago. can i go on amusement park rides including coasters?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Post surg activity ?: Lumbar surgery tends to recur. Check with the surgeon who performed the procedures to give you advice on the amount of exposure to such rides.
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