A local anesthetic is a medication that causes absence of pain sensation. In the context of surgery, a local anesthetic creates an absence of pain in a specific location of the body without a loss of consciousness, as opposed to a general anesthetic
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When to see a spine surgeon?
Back pain persisting beyond 2 weeks with pain medications.
Severe back pain so that the patient is not able to sit or sleep.
Back pain radiating along back of thighs to legs with numbness/weakness in legs.
Back Pain increasing on coughing, sneezing.
Back pain associated with fever, loss of weight or loss of appetite.
Back pain associated with bowel/bladder disturbances.