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Posted by: Maya | 2011-05-24

Rhizotomy

Hi there
i just wanted to know how safe is this procedure and what are the risks. my mom is 70, and they are considering this as she has arthritis in the hip?

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Rhizotomy is done for nerve pain usuall from the spine and will not do anything for the pain due to the arthritis but for the pain referred from the spine

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Posted by: Orthopaedic Specialist Forum | 2011-05-29

Rhizotomy is done for nerve pain usuall from the spine and will not do anything for the pain due to the arthritis but for the pain referred from the spine

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