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I still have back pain after undergoing operation. I took a nerve block injection.

Hi I had surgery on the 19/5/2011 it was s1decompression and I still have a lot of pain in left buttock and left leg also 7days after op had a nerve block injection and still have pain and sometimes I think I have worst pain now then before op please help
Asked On : Sat, 4 Jun 2011
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Neurologist 's  Response
I do not know the reason for the back surgery. I suppose due disc pathology or spinal stenosis in lower level of the back(L4-5 and L5-S1). During surgery there might be touching of surgical instruments of the nerves which leads to edema and more pain which can last up to 3-4 weeks and treated by fysio and pain killers.A more serious situation might be nerve damage due to edema or trauma to the nerve by the surgeon.To solve this an NMR after a periode of 4 weeks needs to be done.
Important is : do you have loss of power (standing on heel or toes)or sensory disturbance on the frontal or posterior part of your leg.
Answered: Sun, 19 Jun 2011
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i think ur spine has got some neuronic injury sometime it is because of injury during will take some time to improve u must take metylcobalamine 1500mcg od upto recovery.
Answered: Sat, 4 Jun 2011
Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist Kartikey Chaudhari's  Response
You can get pain relieve by physiotherapy treatment,But the more important is that do you have loss of poweror sensory distrbance?
Answered: Sun, 26 Jun 2011
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Welcome in HCM,
you may suffer from post operative complications. It will take time to subside. Physiotherapy with the advice of surgeon will be beneficial. In homoeopathy use HYPERICUM 200 - 4 drops 3 times
Answered: Sat, 4 Jun 2011
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