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Pain In Leg After Back Surgery Treat
I'm having back right thigh muscle pain. I have treated for back disc problem nearly a year back. When sitting in office severe pain in leg.
This is somewhat: dependent on what your diagnosis was and indications for the surgery as well as what type of surgery was performed. Other factors include how much time has past since the surgery, smoking history , medical history and has anything happened since the surgery such as an injury that may have caused onset of these symptoms. This is best reviewed with your surgeon to decide any actions needed. ...Read more
Altered walking: I see this fairly often and it is usually do to a change in the way a person walks after the knee surgery. They will tend to favor the operated leg and this will cause excessive strain on their other joints including their back . Usually when the knee gets better and the walking improved the back pain gets better too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That can vary as to : The original diagnosis & whether it was present preop & for how long as well as if there are other underlying medical issues like diabetes, neuropathy, thyroid disease etc. -sometimes nerve tissue does not fully recover even with correct surgery & then there are less successful outcomes due to complications or to less than optimal surgical technique and procedure. So, the answer is very variable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is new SEVERE right leg pain normal 2 weeks after spinal fusion?? I got the surgery for pain and numbness in the left leg which is much better.
Not @all. See your-: -surgeon. If there were pedical screws used, there could be extrusion of the threads into the foramina. This is not something you should wait on but contact him/her now. ...Read more
Shooting nerve pain down back of leg calf and right hip upper buttocks area. Pain starts when standing after long periods of sitting no back pwin ?
After having revision surgery to brace broken screws in my back with more screws I have terrible pain in left hip and thigh
Bulging disc in lower back. right side hip pain and sciatic shooting pains down legs. medications or non surgical treatments for relief?
Is hip pain after a knee osteotomy normal? I have had 6 knee surgeries in 9 years and just started having hip pain in the same leg.
Common: It's not normal, but very common. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Can a nerve block performed for surgery cause "sciatica" the excruciating sharp shooting pain from my butt down through my leg and foot?
Pain on lower left back/upper butt cheek. Pain worsens to stand for long periods of time. Pain can shoot down leg sometimes. ?
Sciatic nerve pain: In all likelihood you have compression on the sciatic nerve. This can come from the lower back where the nerve exits the spinal cord. Compression from disc disease or injury, narrowing of the foramina or injury can cause this. See your physician for a consult. An MRI may be indicated to make the diagnosis. Ice, rest, and physical therapy can help. Ibuprophen or naprosyn (naproxen) may also help the pain. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What causes burning pain in the knee, lower leg after having arthroscopic knee surgery 1 week ago? Is this normal? Scar tissue removal under patella?
Scar tissue: It is possible that after having the arthroscopic surgery burning discomfort could be as a result of them having placed a steroid medication in your knee after your surgery. It could also be at the sites where the portals were created causing some burning in the skin during the healing process. ...Read more
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
I had back surgery 3 years ago and left with numbness in right leg and hip area. Could this treatment help me? L3-5 fusion with hardware
It may: This really depends on your imaging (mri/ct) scan. If your neurological problems are arising from a spondylisthesis or foramenal stenosis, then performing an interbody fusion and increasing the height of the disc space (increasing foramenal space) and reducing the slip may improve your compression and therefore your symptoms. But this depends on your full history, physical and images. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a lamenectomy (sp?) 9/17/12. In l5. No more nerve pain but moderate pain in lower back and hip. Could the hip pain be related to back pain?
I have lumbar disk hernia for 10 years, which causes back pain and discomfort in left leg, is surgery a first option?
No: Conservative treatment is recommended first , may include pt/anti inflam med/posture & ergonomics. Other options may include medications that target the nerve, ie, gabpentin/lyrica. Epidural steroid injections can be helpful as well esp.For the leg pain. Surgery may be an option if all else fails, and in urgent situations such as progressive leg weakness and/or loss of bowel or bladder control ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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