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I had an xstop placed in my lower spine 2 years ago . I now get a popping noise in my back and my right leg goes numb, should I be concerned?

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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You most likely have an irritation of a nerve root.
You should see your spinal surgeon for evaluation.

In brief: Yes

You most likely have an irritation of a nerve root.
You should see your spinal surgeon for evaluation.
Dr. Will Moorehead
Dr. Will Moorehead
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

If the numbness is new to you i would be concern.

In brief: Yes

If the numbness is new to you i would be concern.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Only because I am

Wondering why a device designed for spinal stenosis treatment generally in a population over age 60 was placed in 23 year old.
These have been known to displace so see a spine surgeon.

In brief: Only because I am

Wondering why a device designed for spinal stenosis treatment generally in a population over age 60 was placed in 23 year old.
These have been known to displace so see a spine surgeon.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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