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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Pain
Failed back: Salvage is possible p, you live in texas see if someone at the texas back institite can help . The science of back pain relief surgery is weak , unpredictable and far outreaching its grasp in my opinion proceed with caution.Look for overlook pathology normal back muscle. Treat pain consider spinal cord stimulator trial. ...Read more
What is the best course of action after failed back surgery (lumbar laminectomy). Persistent burning pain along outside of leg and back weakness.
Any way to get my medication refilled if I haven't heard back from my Dr for over a week? I am post op from back surgery and indebilitating pain.?
Need a pain mgmt MD: Some surgeons are not comfortable with pain management and while I am sure they are busy, you should be treated. A pain specialist can help in this regard. Typically post op pain is short term and with Physical therapy and core strengthening you should improve steadily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As long as indicates: Depends on several issues. Includes your use/abuse of medication & duration preop, the extent of your surgery & for what diagnosis it was done, whether there were any complications as well as how you are healing &/or fusing. Was there any nerve/spinal cord issues, was bone graft harvested & do you smoke. Are you getting any side effects from medication? The list goes on. Speak to your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had back surgery L2-3 ~ 7-8 yr fusion. I have recently been having pain like what I had after surgery. Why would I be having that kind of pain?
"...is back": To me the pivotal issue is your reference to the problem returning. If you did well with the prior surgery, had only minor residual problems, and now have had a notable exacerbation, then the strategy depends upon what has changed. Overall, from what you describe, your situation is not a chronic back pain condition, it is a recurrent back pain condition. This is very different. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could the amount of pain pills I take affect how the anesthetics will work for me during back surgery?
I have a pain in the right side of my leg that developed after back surgery. What can I do to stop the pain?
Depends on what is: Causing the pain. This oain could be due to a recurrent disc herniation or do to scar tissue formation which a contrast MRI can help to determine. Most of either reason will get better with time & non op care while the recurrent disc may require surgery the scar tissue reason does not & will most likely fail unless it is spinal cord stimulation. Otherwise, medications are indicated & epidurals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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