answersLogoWhite

0


Want this question answered?

Be notified when an answer is posted

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why did LA Lakers coach Phil Jackson get spinal fusion surgery?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Can you give birth after having spinal fusion surgery?

Yes you can but you need to be a woman and it is harder than if you did not have spinal fusion surgery.


Does scoliosis surgery stunt your growth?

it stunts your growth from your back...your legs can still grow. i had spinal fusion surgery(for scoliosis)


Does the scoliosis surgery stunt your growth?

it stunts your growth from your back...your legs can still grow. i had spinal fusion surgery(for scoliosis)


Can you explain spinal stenosis surgery?

"Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of one or more areas in your spine. This usually occurs as a result of old age. A surgeon reccommends the best type of surgery but there are many options for surgery such as laminectomy, laminotomy, foraminotomy, and spinal fusion."


What is average cost in FL for lumbar spinal fusion surgery?

Hi. I am not so sure on the place but, it is on a bracket of about $29200 - $34500 ( http://www.surgerycosts.net/price.php?medical=lumber-spinal-fusion) Good Luck.


You had a full spinal fusion 10 years ago can the harrington rods be removed?

Yes. Either the original surgeon can do the procedure, or you can see another spine specialist. Neurosurgeons who do spinal fusion surgery are recommended to do the operation because of their expertise. Orthpaedic spinal sugeons are not recommended for fusion re-do's.


What does Spinal fusion do?

Spinal fusion decreases pain but it also decreases spinal mobility


Are there different types or methods of spinal disc surgery?

There are several options for spinal disc surgery, some more invasive than others. These range from discectomies, which are similar to arthroscopic surgery, to spinal decompression, which involves removing part of the vertebrae to relieve pressure on nerves. Finally, there is spinal fusion, where two or more discs are bonded together with metal rods and/or plates.


What has the author Michael John McMaster written?

Michael John McMaster has written: 'Posterior spinal fusion in scoliosis surgery'


What does a PTT blood test look for?

My PTT was 19. I am scheduled for Lumbar Spinal Fusion. Is this level safe to perform surgery>


Can you stay in the army after spinal fusion for c5-c6 and c6-c7?

I also wanted to know that information. I have had a spinal fusion at L5-S1. The answer is no. Any fusion surgery is a disqualifcation. I am bummed too:( Sorry!!! I am 38 with prior service and wanting to join the Army. I also have a L5-S1 fusion. My recruiter said that it might be possible to get a waiver for this and join. But I also have no physical complications from having the surgery back in 2001.


Why am I so bruised after spinal fusion?

Bruises are one of the after effects of spinal fusion.