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Laser spine center? i have seen dr gerber from straub clinic

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laser spine center?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: i have seen dr gerber from straub clinic inn honolulu thruogh the va and he says it is quackery.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i am 68 yrs old, have a litle copd, high bp, on crestor, inhalers920 AND USED TO HAVE CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE.
JA: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?
Customer: yes, iam the tenth of 17 children; the is hbp, heart disease and cancer.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

I would trust your doctors at the VA

do you need spine surgery?

are you having back pain?

have you had a spine MRI scan?

spine surgery should be left as the last resort.