What is Rhizotomy?

It is a surgical procedure in which spinal nerve roots are cut to relieve intractable pain or to stop severe muscle spasms.

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I have an IUD question- thinking of having it removed due to several reasons and maybe it can help my neck pain. I had my first IUD placed in...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No use of removing mirena

Detailed Answer:

I understand your concerns.

Mirena is no way related to neck pain. Removal is not...

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I had a left C5,6 &7 rhizotomy on Friday 7/10/15 for facet joint syndrome as a result of an auto accident when I was rearended.

Post procedure I...

doctor1 MD

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Headache is probably not related to cervical rhizotomy.

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Hi Hdevlinrn,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am...

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My 32 year old son has cluster headaches for the past 3 years and nothing seems to be helping. He has them for about 3 months and then they go away...

doctor1 MD

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Read below.

Detailed Answer:
I read your question carefully and I understand your concern about your son.

I was at first a little...

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