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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Pain
Have small hip labral tear. Scs trial for back pain relieved all pain. See success of stim surgery on hip pain or pursue hip surgery right now?
A quite: Symptomatic labral tear at your age should be repair if p and time have not improved your condition. ...Read more
Pain from spine surgery years after 3 failed back surgeries. I also have spinal stenosis, spinal fusions, fibromyalgia, severe scar tissue, bad hip?
Broken c2-c6, t12, l3, shoulder scope, arthritis, carpal tunnel surgery. Horrible pain. Any suggestions for pain management besides pain pills?
Alternative therapy: Medications and other interventions that aren't thought of as traditional 'pain pills' can be helpful. Medications like various anti-seizure or anti-depressants can be tried as well as alternative therapies such as accupuncture, reiki, or guided exercise therapy are often helpful for many patients living with chronic pain. ...Read more
Could lower back pain that radiates around hip to 4 1/2 month iguinal laproscopic hernia repair be olioiguinal nerve pain or reoccurrence ?
Doubtful: While it is possible, it doesn't sound like that type of pain. Ilioinguinal nerve is also well away from the space where a laparoscopic inguinal hernia is. It could come in to play however if a tack was placed too deeply at the upper outer edge of the mesh. See your surgeon to find out if its bad enough. Recurrence would be more likely if there is a return of preop symptoms or a reducible bulge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's up in the air.-: -has nothing to do with your surgery. Some people get a sore back from lying in bed 2 long. Otherwise see your PCP & go from there. ...Read more
42 yo female. Had successful decompression lamenectomy 9/12 after injections & epidurals failed. No more pain in eithet leg, but terrible lower back p?
Thigh pain: My first answer is missed hip arthritis. This causes pain from groin to knee, worse getting up from sitting. Commonly missed by spine surgeons too focused on abnormal MRI and not performing a complete exam. Not intentional, just happens. If fusion has failed, this could also cause pain into groins/thighs. A good exam and studies including x-rays would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my neck/arm pain be a result of bankart repair shoulder surgery 2yrs ago? nerve pain from neck down left arm, started 6 months after surgery
Probably not: If you had a bankart repair and did well for 6 months and started having neck pain running down your left arm, it is more likely coming from a "pinched nerve" in your neck. Bankart repairs are done primarily for instability, so if you have not developed recurrent instability, it is probably not your shoulder, also shoulder problems do not typically cause pain running down the arm. Be seen! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Position: While shoulder pain is often attributed to irritation if the diaphragm by carbon dioxide gas uses in laparpscopy, back pain is most often a consequence of laying down flat on your back without moving while under general anesthesia. It should be self limited, and when postop pain permits, some back stretching may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your surgeon: Not unusual to still have some pain at 1 month. Difficult to say without an evaluation. See your surgeon. ...Read more
Really bad muscle pain months after rib resection and scalenectomy for thoracic outlet syndrome. What can I do?
Pain management: Results of surgery vary by presenting problems there is a.significant persistence of symptoms when the initial problem is nerve compression repeat surgery is not a great.option Get reevaluated for other causes of pain, consider consulting with a neurologist or specialist in orain management If this.does.not help.seek out aomeone with eztensive experience in nervw compression syndromes like ...Read more
Rt side s.i joint, spine erector and QL pain with out relief from therapy following thoracic scoliosis surger, still torqued. What dr should i see?
Pain or rehab: usually you would have best results with a pain specialist or physiatrist (rehab doc). this is assuming you have returned to your surgeon and general doc and have not gotten useful/helpful results there. ...Read more
Succes. Decomp. Lamenectomy 9/12. Sever lwr. Back and hip pain, 13 months post op. Injections unsuccessful. What now? 42 female. Plz. Help
Instability: It is not uncommon to develop instability after a decompressive procedure. You need to discuss this with your doctor. Most patient pts benefit significantly from conservative management such as physical therapy. A smaller percentage may require a stabilization if they fail conservative measures. ...Read more
Still neck, shoulder n back pain after 1 year n 26 physio session. What other treatment options except total disc replacement surgery?
Laminectomy 4 mo ago. Have low back pain near incision / some leg pain. Epi injection didn't help. Cycling/running hurts it. Also tried resting. Mri?
Laminectomy Recovery: The pain sounds incisional or from the muscles around your operation. At four months postop, you need to give it more time. Try lower impact exercises such as elliptical trainers or swimming. This type of aerobic training has less impact on the healing muscles. Physical therapy may also help instructing proper technique to prevent aggravation. Good luck on recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had back surgery in2010 L4 L5 S1 still having severe pain radiating down my leg causing toe tingling. Injections or therapy hasn't worked. ?
I have chronic pain from entrapped nerve in scar from foot surgery. Conservative tx failed. How successful is surgery to destroy nerve? Risks?
This would depend : On which nerve, location of entrapment and method of destruction. One can use chemicals, can heat the tissue or freeze it to ablate it. If you are in pain, i would think the reward outweighs the risk. Otherwise what are you left with? A painful foot.....Good luck, I am sure you are frustrated. Usually, the procedure you ask about is done under a small incision if and the risk should be minimal. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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