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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
40 year old back: This is a normal finding on an imaging study of the back in a 40 year old. It is possibly related to but not likely responsible for the pain in your b ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Back pain: You need an evaluation by a surgeon who specializes in back problems
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
The facet: joints are small joints that articulate the posterior vertebra with one another. "Facet hypertrophy" means degenerative arthritis of these joints. The ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Seek second opinion: Have a neurosurgeon or ortho spine surgeon review the case and see if you might be a candidate for lumbar lamenectomy
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
See below: Neuritis means inflammation of a nerve, but we would not usually describe lumbosacral nerve problems by that term. Might instead use radiculitis or r ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Arachnoiditis: Clumping of nerves in the lower spine is usually due to scarring known as arachnoiditis. Often there are no symptoms. If there are symptoms they can b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clemens Schirmer
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends on the cause: Neuritis refers to inflammation of a nerve, in this case of the nerves at the bottom end of the spine. Depending on the reason for such an inflammatio ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
36 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pulling muscles: Lumbosacral refers to the low back region. Sprain and strain are sometimes used interchangeably, but these refer to overstretching ligaments in the ca ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Not needed: Acute lumbosacral injuries do not require MRI with contrast.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Exercise: First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed. Stretching exercise ... Read More
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