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Will Getting Surgery For Syringomyelia Make My Back Pain Worse
What are the risks of lumbar fusion? I am due to have lumbar fusion surgery. What are the risks of this surgery? Could it make my back pain worse?
There are several : Reasons why: could be just post op pain which resolves once tissues healed & the fusion as well. If the fusion does not fully heal, there can be pain related to that issue. If a fusion extends below L3 but not to the sacrum, there is a higher incidence of back pain later due to accelerated degenerative changes in the non fused disc levels. If spine not balanced after surgery, risk of back pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had low back pain for ten years, over last year it has been constant and gets worse with activities. Time for surgery?
No: Surgery is considered for back pain if you have cauda equina syndrome, which is pain radiating from your back down your leg to your toes, accompanied by numbness, weakness, muscle loss, diminished reflexes and problems controlling urine, or if you have imaging documented spinal instability or compression of the spinal cord or nerve roots (spinal stenosis). Non-radiating back pain doesn't qualify. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have serve back pain 2 months after back surgery. I had L5 and s1 disc removed. Now I'm in worse pain then before. Is this normal?
Back pain: Not normal but a common problem. After the herniated disc is removed, a recurrent disc or collapse of the disc space can cause new back and leg pain. This can lead to a repeat of the nonoperative measures such as physical therapy and cortisone injections. A back brace may help. Emotionally it is very deflating because you feel that you are back at the beginning of the process. It will get better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had surgery for a growth on my fifth disc on my neck and have lots of lower back pain can't clean half a room with out crying in pain have seen a dr for this but only gave me pills and shots what can I do about it now can't seem to get my regular D
I have a stable L5 s1 grade 2 spondylolisthesis and it is causing me leg and back pain. Should I get a fusion surgery? Or just decompression surgery
Fusion: Decompression alone is unlikely to resolve the issue and is likely to worsen the situation in the long run. Furthermore there are now more options then just posterior fusion, an anterior approach may also be an option but a good surgical opinion or opinions are needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the most common procedure or therapy to deal with failed cervical spine surgery? Neck, back pain is worse a year later. Also new disc buldges.
Hi! I'm 7 months post op open back surgery, 360' ant/post. Today after a normal bowel moment i found the tiolet full of blood and back pain is worse. ?
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