Welcome, Friend!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

In this Discussion

Veritas-Health LLC has recently released patient forums to our Arthritis-Health web site.

Please visit http://www.arthritis-health.com/forum

There are several patient story videos on Spine-Health that talk about Arthritis. Search on Patient stories
Protect anonymity
We strongly suggest that members do not include their email addresses. Once that is published , your email address is available to anyone on the internet , including hackers.

All discussions and comments that contain an external URL will be automatically moved to the spam queue. No external URL pointing to a medical web site is permitted. Forum rules also indicate that you need prior moderator approval. If you are going to post an external URL, contact one of the moderators to get their approval.
Attention New Members
Your initial discussion or comment automatically is sent to a moderator's approval queue before it can be published.
There are no medical professionals on this forum side of the site. Therefore, no one is capable or permitted to provide any type of medical advice.
This includes any analysis, interpretation, or advice based on any diagnostic test

is it safe for my back to pop after surgery

I am 1 week post l4-l5 microD surgery and have been feeling my lower back pop if I stretch or move a certain way. It does not cause me any pain. Is this normal?


  • dilaurodilauro ConnecticutPosts: 9,832
    But if it continues and does make you worry, contact your doctor to discuss it.

    Personally, I would just chalk it up as post-op items, keep an eye on it and see if this continues in a week or so and how it continues.

    When something happens once or twice, I tend to jot it down, but not pay much attention to id. When it starts to happen more often, I begin to think about it. When it becomes something I think about all the time, its time to talk it over with your doctor.
    Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator
    I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences
    You can email me at: rdilauro@veritashealth.com
Sign In or Register to comment.