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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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