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Who is a good candidate for spinal decompression?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Arm or leg pain

Assuming you mean surgical decompression, the best indications are arm pain (neck disk or bone spur) and leg pain (low back disk or bone spur).
Besides pain, nerve pressure can cause muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling.

In brief: Arm or leg pain

Assuming you mean surgical decompression, the best indications are arm pain (neck disk or bone spur) and leg pain (low back disk or bone spur).
Besides pain, nerve pressure can cause muscle weakness, numbness, or tingling.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: No one unless they

Treat you for free as it offers no benefit over any other treatment done non-operatively.

In brief: No one unless they

Treat you for free as it offers no benefit over any other treatment done non-operatively.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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