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Post op precautions for spinal surgery

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Suggest post spinal surgery care for comfortable recovery

Four weeks ago, I had spinal surgery at the Toronto Western. It was the fusing of the L4 and L5 using minimally invasive surgery techniques. My question is, how will I know that I am fit to return ...
 

What is the treatment for leg cramps while suffering from sciatica in my left leg post spinal surgery?

8 wks ago I had laser spinal surgery from s1 to t12. I am a dental cosmetic surgeon, 30 years in practice, six years ago started using an operative microscope to help me visualize better, as well ...
 

Spinal surgery done. Had cesarean section delivery. Having pain in knee to toe. What could be the reason?

is from knees to toe.I have undergone a spinal surgery as well some 2 years back.This surgery was for tethered cord syndrome .Post that delivered a baby as well through C-Section.This knee pain is there since ...
 

What causes numbness in arms with history of spinal surgery?

Hi, My boyfriend is fifty with a hx of HTN that went untreated for a few years because he didnt know what was causing his head aches. He had spinal surgery on his lumbar area in his 20s fallowing ...
 

Will spinal surgery be postponed when osteoporosis is detected?

My pre surgical dexascan for spinal fusion shows -3 for osteoporosis of the femoral hip. I have an appointment to see a specialist. I am wondering if she will recommend the spinal fusion be delayed due ...
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Is it normal to experience dizziness after spinal surgery?

My husband had spinal surgery nerve disc damage,but surgeon discovered an benign tumour, now post surgery 6 weeks and he has been constantly dizzy for past 2 days. He has been off all medication oxy ...
 

Suggest cause & remedy for pain in neck post spinal surgery

My Husband had spinal surgery 2007, doctors say it was succesful, I been taking him to emergency and to the doctor on a monthly to weekly appointments for cordozoine shots. Nothing helps, his pain is fron the left ...
 

What post care needs to be taken after a spinal surgery?

I recently underwent a spinal surgery which I had a fusion of the L4 and L5 disc. It s hard for me to get in and out of my car because it is a smaller SUV and I am a very short person of only 5 feet. I am ...
 

What causes persistent mouth spasm post spinal surgery?

My 17 year old daughter has cerebral palsy she underwent spinal surgery a week today for scoliosis. Since Saturday she has presented with continous mouth twitches, very similar to a seizure symptom ...
 

Does spinal surgery cause constipation ?

hello. my stools are hardly ever solid. but i am currently on pain meds due to a recent spinal surgery. so needless to say i am constipated. I took my colace as perscribed and had a bm this morning ...
 

Pain in the leg that originates from thigh post angioplasty, difficulty in walking, no improvement with spinal surgery. Solution?

months back he had a spinal surgery to get relieve from this pain but it has not diminished at all ...
 

Is bowel incontinence normal having undergone spinal surgeries?

from the spinal trauma unit in the hospital she wa told that her bowel problem was something that she ...
 

Are there any options other than spinal surgery for stenosis in spine?

. The surgeon has recommended urgent spinal fusion using a cage and hardware.My question is, is this as serious as it sounds and is there any alternative to spinal surgery. Thank you for your time ...
 

Numbness in legs and arms after spinal surgery. Possible to recover?

am deepak here. i had undergone surgery for my ependymoma spinal C3-C6 intramoullary. and after my surgery am affected with neuro problems my left leg and arm are numb. my only concern is it possible ...
 

Scheduled for spinal surgery, anesthesiologist said condition was severe and stopped.

Hi Doctor, I was scheduled for spinal surgery afew days ago and I arrived at the hospital for special surgery I was brought in the room to be prepared and the anesthesiologist came to speak to me ...
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spinal surgery in the back. How long is it? Jeff
Hello. Thanks for writing to us. The spinal surgery needs a careful assessment regarding the extent and severity of the nerve root compression. I hope this information has been helpful for you. Regards, Dr. Praveen Tayal . Click on thanks button if it is helpful.
 
My mom aged 70 done spinal surgery n then had a cardiac failure followed by a an internal bleeding has a severe breathing prob? what is it due 2?
Hi, It can be due to pulmonary embolism. Regards
 
I have arthritis in my right lower back that has grown into my nerve and is causing severe pain. Can this also cause erectile dysfunction?
hello,thanks for ur query, ed can be due to-stress,depression,anxiety, heart problems,high cholesterol,high bp,diabetes, tobaco usage,alcohol usage,spinal surgeries.prostate problems,low testosterone. i dont think arthritis inducing pain directly infuence erectyle dysfunction.solve pain problem,ur ed problem will b solved.all d best,take care.
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