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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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for severe pain post a spinal surgery

in and have been for manyyears since my last upper spinal surgery , can you help me find a location ...
 

What causes tightness in lower legs post spinal surgery?

Good Morning, My husband has"tightness in his lower legs... Like wearing knee socks that are too tight" Has had successful spinal surgery/15+ years ago, ruled out neuropathy recently... Could ...
 

What causes swelling and pain in both the ankles post a spinal surgery?

I had spinal surgery 3 weeks ago and ever since then I've had swelling in both ankles with pain in the left one only. Does this happen after spinal surgery ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 causes pink coloured semen post spinal surgery?

Hello, my semen is pink instead of the opal white of normal semen. I am 52 male and have always been active. I have just undergone spinal surgery about three weeks ago where they fused my neck 4 to 7 ...
 

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 ...
 

What causes lower back pain along with numbness in thighs post spinal surgery?

i had surgery for spinal stenosis with 2 buldging disc in my cervical 4,5,6 in 2014. i have had .... is it possible there is still some stenosis? i also have scoliosis, i have a herrington rod and spinal fusion ...
 

Is the numbness of my right leg and foot post spinal surgery a serious issue?

I had lower back surgery a year ago. They fused L 4-5. I had a coughing fit and ended up in the ER with severe right sided sciatic pain and muscle spasms. My right leg and foot are weak and numb. I need a cane to walk. The MRI showed everything...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
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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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