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I am looking for a second opinion on a recent lumbar/spine MRI. I'd like someone to look at the MRI itself and not the written report. I've had significant lower back pain for 6 months. 7 years ago I … read more
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What does all this mean- see below MRI LUMBAR SPINE WITHOUT
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I am scheduled for a second lumbar fusion to occur on the
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I have a 2 level spinal fusion. However, there has been no
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I just picked up my MRI report. I had spinal fusion 1 year
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HERE IS A REPORT ON MY SPINE, WHAT SURGERY CAN I HAVE TO
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I am having a burning pain starting in my right hip and
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Three years ago, I had a spinal fusion on two levels, L4-L5
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I have had three baqck surgries. 1st 2007 fused from L3-L4
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I had back surgery last year in which my L4/L5 was fused. I
I had back surgery last year in which my L4/L5 was fused. I have been experiencing frequent bouts of numbness in the toes on both of my feet. Should I contact my neurosurgeon about this or is this a n… read more
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I am 65 years old. I have myback fused from the S1-L4. It
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I am scheduled for surgery on my neck to "cut out" a tendon
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I have just had surgery ( 6/7/11 ) to remove hardware from a
I have just had surgery ( 6/7/11 ) to remove hardware from a Lumbar Fusion surgery on my L4/L5 disc that I had on 8/3/10. I am experiencing pain in my left groin and mid/upper thigh area. The pain is … read more
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MY MRI SHOWS AN 8MM ANTEROLISTHES OF L4 OVER L5. 2MM
MY MRI SHOWS AN 8MM ANTEROLISTHES OF L4 OVER L5. 2MM RETROLISTHESIS OF L3 OVER L4 AND S/P INTERVAL L4 LAMINECTOMY WITH ASSOCIATED POST OPERATIVE CHANGES IN PARASPINAL SOFT TISSUE. IT ALSO SHOWS L3/L4 … read more
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