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crushed nerve root and chronic radiculopathy
A 41-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Psychiatry
Talk with your: doctor about acupuncture. It won't heal the underlying cause of your radiculopathy but may reduce pain and improve range of motion. take care.
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Second Opinion: Your pain doctor may know much about your problem, but is not a surgeon. A surgeon has different experiences and training, and may have better insight ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
16 years experience Neurology
I would say that: for most people, by the time we reach 40, we are going to find something "wrong" in their spine, degenerative changes, etc. Wear and tear is part of ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Give it a chance.
17 years experience Pain Management
Lyrica (pregabalin): Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anti-seizure medication. It is effective for neuropathic pain like nerve compression. You might respond well to it even th ... Read More
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lyrica (pregabalin): Yes it is, at the therapeutic dose, as tolerated.
A 49-year-old female asked:
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Not likely: After 3 years, if you still have problems, it will not likely completely heal.
A 46-year-old female asked:
55 years experience Rheumatology
No : this is a better question ask a neurologist. In general a nodule does not cause Demyelination. When you bring a neutropenia and high iron, then we're ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
45 years experience Neurology
Thanks for asking!: Term used to describe compression of the nerve root.
A 39-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Treating pain: Nerve root blocks are used by a trained pain specialist (anesthesiologist). Local anesthetic is injected in an attempt to help with the painful nerve ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
48 years experience neurology
Spinal stenosis: Usually archnoidosis but limited clumping can also occur in spinal stenosis also.
A 40-year-old member asked:
52 years experience Neurology
LONGER TO RECOVER: If the root is chronically and fully compressed, could result in outer and inner nerve damage, which would truly require surgical decompression asap, ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
21 years experience Neurosurgery
Immediate: Nerve root injections are usually performed with a local anesthetic drug that works immediately.
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