4 doctors weighed in:

Will getting surgery for syringomyelia make my back pain worse?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

There may be some temporary back pain since the laminectomy incision is on the back, but this should resolve over time.

In brief: No

There may be some temporary back pain since the laminectomy incision is on the back, but this should resolve over time.
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Thank
Dr. Gabor Racz
Anesthesiology

In brief: It may save paralysi

Pain is one thing but an expanding syrinx in your spinal cord leaves you with few options.
This is where you must make an informed decision.

In brief: It may save paralysi

Pain is one thing but an expanding syrinx in your spinal cord leaves you with few options.
This is where you must make an informed decision.
Dr. Gabor Racz
Dr. Gabor Racz
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Crystal Twynham
Board Certified, Surgery
29 years in practice
938K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors