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Spinal Stenosis: It depends on the person. Unfortunately, there is not a definitive answer to your question. Everyone is different. A person's activities, posture, level of injury and it's extent vary. Some people may progress, others may not. As a doctor, I handle these on a case by case basis. The answer to your question is months, years, or never. Talk more with your doctor as they know you best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A burst fracture: Trauma can provide canal narrowing from malalignment or fracture fragment stenosing the canal i don't like mixing he generative conditions with trauma they look completly different in imaging degeneration rarely occurs in only one level while trauma usually occurs at one level if this a late legal question weak arguments can be made on both sides experts will disagreeiif a remote accident i. ...Read more
How can one have cartoid stenosis and be okay after cta. Also how can one have cartoid stenosis and not have spinal stenosis? How is spine stenosis tr
Black pain at last point of spinal hard. I am unable to sit hard surface .I am unable drive my two wheeler. Please advice?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually the wrong : Patient being operated on for the wrong diagnosis by the wrong surgeon. Fusion surgery has very select criteria and best outcomes also with non smokers , non diabetics, not obese patients and with no bone density loss in good medical condition with reasonable expectations. Even the type of fusion may affect outcome. ...Read more
Bigger question is: why do you want it to be tested? If you are in pain, or having fibromyalgia, getting Substance P level is not going to make it any better. So, speak to your PCP and see what can be done to alleviate your chief complaint or concern. Then, if blood tests are warranted, they can look further or deeper. Don't start with this lab value that's often used in research labs. ...Read more
Back pain/ spasm: You had back surgery for what reason? For herniated disc, spinal stenosis, cauda equina syndrome, osteoarthritis, spondylolisthesis, spondylolysis or scoliosis! for spasm there are muscle relaxants along with analgesics. You may want to see a pain specialist who can tailor the meds according to your condition. Please see back pain http:// doctorrajput.Com. ...Read more
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