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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lumbar radiculoparhy: Refers to disc in lumbar spine bulging or herniating pressing on nerve leading to symptoms of pain, numbness and sometimes weakness in lower extremity ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Usually not: Most of these due to a disc problem get bettwr without surgery and the ones tgat need surgery, 90% get better as well.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
35 years experience in Pain Management
Spinal nerve block: A lumber spinal nerve block is used to deposit steroids directly on the inflamed nerve causing the radiculopathy.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Few test beside the: Physical exam, x-ray, mri, EMG ncs of the lower extremities.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience in General Practice
Consult your doctor: I suggest that you see your physician about the specifics of your condition.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience in Neurosurgery
Lumbar radiculopathy: Usually, this presents with varying degrees of leg pain, weakness, numbness, and/or tingling. Back pain can also accompany it.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Your story: If you have shooting pain, numbness, tingling, weakness in the parts of the body served by a spinal nerve, that gives you the diagnosis in most cases. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Relief: Most due to a disc herniatiob get better with time and nonop care. 90%.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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22 years experience in Critical Care
Nerve root malfuncti: Lumbar radiculopathy just means that a lumbar nerve root is not working properly. It is commonly caused by a herniated disc or spinal stenosis. Other ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Radiating leg pain: Lumbar radiculopathy is leg pain, numbness and weakness caused by compression of a spinal nerve as it leaves the spine to supply the leg. This nerve ... Read More
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