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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Muscle spasms: Muscle spasms are a way the body lets you know that your muscles are either deconditioned or overused. If you have spine issues, muscle spasms can de... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Stiff neck: Neck pain can be caused by and not limited to: incorrect positioning a for prolong period of time, facet arthropathy, muscle strain, bone spurs, degen... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Have you had a recent MRI to diagnose nerve impingement? If not having weakness in legs or incontinence, try conservative treatments such as: rest, ho... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
P.A.D: Vascular disease causes hardening of the arteries which can turn cause leg pain and mimick nerve impingement or radiculopathy down the legs. If you h... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Facet Arthropathy: You do have joints in the back called 'facet joints' that can become arthritic & cause pain. The pain patients generally complain of when they have a... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Read below: With any concerns during pregnancy and a history of high risk labor, it is important to contact your OB doctor. If you have not had prenatal care, yo... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Read below : It depends on what type of back pain you have? Is it your neck, mid back or lower back that is bothering you? Do you have any leg pain and if so, wh... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Get a MRI & see a Dr: Mri's see nerve and disc. If you have a pinched nerve, an MRI will be able to tell your doctor that.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rimlawi
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Back pain: I would always recommend seeing your pcp first so they can exam you or a spine specialist. When you see a spine specialist they will do a thorough exa... Read More
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