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Had fusion L2-S1. Having increased pain. Further course of treatment?

I am fused L2-S1 I lead a fairly active life but with increased pain have been told not to walk long distances or to exercise in the pool. I am going to need a surgeon to look at me. I have had 4 su Rgeries to this area since age 19. I am now 47. Who will take me? I am in TX and my last surgeon was in FL. Can you recommend course of action or doctor?
Asked On : Sun, 2 Dec 2012
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Thank you for your question.

The symptoms you have described are typical of adjacent segment degeneration. This, I am sure is not new for you as you have already had 4 surgeries. If you are willing to travel you can see a spine surgeon at University of Alabama Birmingham AL. They perform a lot many revision spine surgeries over there.

Wish you the best.
Answered: Thu, 5 Sep 2013
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