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What type of orthopedic surgeon can perform spinal surgery for a C7 foramenal stenosis radiculopathy?

What type of orthopedic surgeon can perform spinal surgery for a C7 foramenal stenosis radiculopathy?

Yes: I agree with dr. Poelstra - make sure the surgeon has additional spine surgery training, and does many spine surgery procedures. The same would be recommended for a neurosurgeon doing spine surgery. ...Read more

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North carolina, need doctor to perform rating for spinal nerve extremity, prior workers comp patient. Spinal and neck?

North carolina, need doctor to perform rating for spinal nerve extremity, prior workers comp patient.  Spinal and neck?

Contact OWCP: Much of the federal activity takes place at an office in kentucky, and owcp has listings of appropriate doctors online. Most attorneys who deal with fed comp have a few docs they like, so call around. ...Read more

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I am having a spinal neurostimulator with paddle and lamanectomy has to be performed should I be scared?

I am having a spinal neurostimulator with paddle and lamanectomy has to be performed should I be scared?

No: There are two types of stimulator implants. The are paddle leads which require a more invasive surgery and general anesthesia. The other type is a percutaneous lead that is placed through a needle the same way your trial was done. This implant does not require general anesthesia. I implant percutaneous leads and prefer this technique for most patients. ...Read more

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Is it okay for medics to perform cpr if the patient has spinal fracture?

Is it okay for medics to perform cpr if the patient has spinal fracture?

Yes: Paramedics are trained to provide emergent stabilization of a critically ill patient and to transport the patient as quickly and safely to the nearest hospital. They are trained in spinal precautions. If someone needs CPR, not performing CPR would likely lessen the patient's chance of survival. ...Read more

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I have scoliosis and about a year ago. I had a spinal epidural done. A student preformed the spinal. After 3 - 4 painful moment of a needle digging in?

I have scoliosis and about a year ago. I had a spinal epidural done. A student preformed the spinal. After 3 - 4 painful moment of a needle digging in?

? your question ?: You made a statement but did not ask a question.Please start over and give basic information and a specific question.The questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more