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Would spinal fusion for spondilolisthesis help numbness and pain in legs and back and herinated discs?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 90% success rate in

A non smoker in terms of symptom relief.
This is assuming you have failed a rigorous course of non op care including: medication, physical therapy, possibly bracing and even pain management in terms of spinal injections.

In brief: 90% success rate in

A non smoker in terms of symptom relief.
This is assuming you have failed a rigorous course of non op care including: medication, physical therapy, possibly bracing and even pain management in terms of spinal injections.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Most likely not

Fusion help to stabilize the bone which keep sliding forward, numbness happen sequence to pressure on the nerves from the disc.

In brief: Most likely not

Fusion help to stabilize the bone which keep sliding forward, numbness happen sequence to pressure on the nerves from the disc.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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