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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Lifestyle adjustment: Assuming typical back pain treatment includes: back support, exercise regimen, good sleep, weight control, not smoking, heat/ice applications as well ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Your question is?: You have not asked a question. The hemangioma likely has no clinical significance. However, you do have fairly severe osteoarthritis and stenosis in c ... Read More
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Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: I would suggest you to discuss with your neurosurgeon.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: All these terms are being used interchangeably for disc herniation.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
The same: Disorder, different terminology. Same treatment modalities.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Slipped disc is really not a medical term. A bulging disc is just that. It is bulging but the bulge is not significant enough to be termed a herniatio ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Herniated disk: Very much the same but herniated generally connotes greater disc extrusion with greater potential for affecting spinal nerves.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Size: Bulging discs are normal findings on imaging studies while disc herniations are discs that have moved out of there normal position. Disc bulges do not ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Pham
25 years experience Neurosurgery
Back surgery: The cost for back surgery is typically higher in the hospital than in an outpatient surgical center. The cost for fusion surgery such as artificial d ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
19 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatica: If the pain is severe start with a day or so of rest heating pads and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. As the pain starts improving you ca ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Lo
Dr. Justin Lo answered
21 years experience Pain Management
Sure: Assuming you don't have loss of nerve function (numbness, weakness of leg) you can start with conservative measures like pt, rest, anti-inflammatory m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Usually: These terms usually refer to the same problem, when the soft tissue between the vertebrae protrudes out where the nerve exits, and presses on the nerv ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Endometriosis spills all over, and one of the muscles where it can seed is the psoas. The psoas plays a role in back pain and overall stability of the ... Read More
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