Discussions that mention diclofenac

Back Problems board


Oh yes, can I ask another question ? I reckon someone out there will know these answers for my back research and might help me be 'logical'.

(1) What are the names of the BACK OPS available eg
Micro disectomy,
laminectomy,
fusion,
disc replacement

(2) What are the top 10 most used prescribed drugs for back problems eg
Anti inflamitory (diclofenac)
Diazipam (relaxant)

(3) What percentage have back surgery and have complete success

(4) What percentage have back surgery and have partial success

(5) What percentage have back surgery with no success or worse

(6) What percentage of people take drugs with complete 'pain free' success.

(7) Drug options are :-
pain free
reduction of pain
no difference after taking drugs
new side effects

(8) Surgery options are :-
total success - no more drugs
no difference in pain - same drugs as before
worse pain - more drugs
death - no more drugs unless it continues in the afterlife, in which case i give in.

(9) Non drug and surgery options are....?