My diagnose is L4-L5 DDD with pain stretching to my right leg and I had my TLIF surgery 5 days ago, I am home now and I have some stubborn pain in the hips, specially in right one. Can you please tell me is this a normal thing or something went wrong?
Your symptoms so early after surgery can be expected. How are you now?
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Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.