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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 ...
 

Had spinal surgery. On Marcaine. Have blood pressure. Suggest?

I have my surgery report,,,i don't see the inhaled drugs listed,,i had spinal surgery ,,,i see Marcaine and then a lot of drugs to prevent nausea or infection there is throbin ondansetra zofra ...
 

Had lumbar spinal surgery. After removal of sutures and healing of incision, infrared sauna can be used?

I had L2 L3 L4 L5 lumbar spinal surgery on November 17, 2011. All sutures have been remove and the incision has properly healed. May I now use my infared sauna? ...
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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 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 ...
 

Back pain and weakness after spinal surgery. Need help

Hello Mam, My father has a very long history of Spinal problem, it started in 1991, when he fell ... from brain to spinal canal . Doctor s name who did the surgury: Dr Sanatan Rath from cuttack. My phone ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
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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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