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Microdiscectomy Pain After Surgery
MISS: Micro discectomy surgery is simply the removal of the disc using the microscope to illuminate and magnify the operative site. It may used thru a conventional incision or thru minimally invasive techniques tubes as small as 18 mm. When utilized thru a tubular system or other similar retractor system it is called minimally invadive spinal surgery (miss). ...Read more
Removal or excision of a disc fragment that has herniated out of its normal position that is then causing nerve compression so its removal results in the decompression of the nerve. It is done through a small incision under magnification usually with an operative microscope and is ...Read more
I had a microdiskectomy 5 days ago for sciatica & it has been getting worse every day (now more than before surgery). Is this normal? Will it go away?
Take it easy: Microdiscectomy is surgery where they make a very tiny incision to take out your herniated disc to relieve pressure on the nerves. Recovery is faster than traditional surgery. But you should avoid strenuous actvities, bending turning twisting prolonged driving for some time, also you have to strengthen the muscles around your back and the legs. Hope that helps. ...Read more
???: If you are questioning your surgeon ability to perform the recommended surgery, then i would suggest that you seek treatment elsewhere. Remember, if your spinal surgeon is fellowship trained, he has obtained a great deal of experience during that training. Experience is a double edge sword...A lot of experience with good results vs a lot of experience with poor results. Talk to prior surgical pati. ...Read more
44yrs old female,is it normal to lose weight approx 9 to 10 kg 6 mths post microdiscectomy surgery?
I had a microdiscectomy of l5-s1 about a two years ago and the pain i worse now then it was before the surgery. Any suggestions what i can do?
Neurosurgery eval: Neurosurgery evaluation, MRI of the lumbar spine to look for a re-herniation or residual nerve compression. Emg may help to check for any denervation. If no surgical issues found, keep body mass index (bmi) below 30 and add isometric exercises to strengthen the paraspinous muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 19 years old and just had a microdiscectomy on the L3-L4 disc in my back. It's been a week since surgery how much longer should I wait for sex?
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