Orthopaedics Q&A: Back pain surgery

Dr. Sreedhar Archik has an M.Sc. in Orthopaedics from Oxford University. He practises at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai and specialises in joint replacement surgeries using computer navigation system. Get your doubts cleared and see them featured on our FAQ page every fortnight.

This week’s answer:

My husband has back pain for the last 7 years. It happened during a weight lifting session.

Is there any solution – will it be operation or no operation.

Kind regards
Kavita Bhatia

We need to see his MRI before i can comment about his long term prospects.

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