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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No Restrictions: I f you have mild Levoscoliosis you do not need ant restrctions
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
That depends more on: Other factors including: smoking status, body weight, exercise routine and your family history of arthritis/spine issues. A mild scoliosis usually is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
14 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends : This depends on age, size of curve, and your symptoms.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Decreased space: The spinal cord passes through a "tunnel" in the bone. With arthritis, disc bulging, and overgrowth of surrounding ligaments, the spine cord can be ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
A left curvature in : Lower back with the convex or outside part of the curve or scoliosis on the left side of the body with moderate meaning a curve degree between 20-40 d ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Scoliosis: is not an uncommon and incidental finding on xrays. The significance of this finding in relation to your back pain is not easily addressed without t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends on symptoms: Multiple level degenerative changes at a young age need careful disgnostics and evaluation. Need to know target symptoms, these findings can be asymp ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: These issues are secondary to osteoarthritis and muscle spasm. Physical therapy, especially cervical traction, often helps.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us help: Lumbar stenosis, the spinal nerve roots in the lower back are compressed, or choked, and this can produce symptoms of sciatica -- tingling, weakness o ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Depends: Most disks get better within 6 months with pt and conservative treatment, assuming that the disk is even related to the pain. Keep an eye on spondy t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes and no: Scoliosis and osteoarthritis, including degenerative discs, are related. Fibromyalgia is not directly related to the other issues.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Decrease in : The normal curvature of the lower back which places disproportionate amount of force on the lower lumbar disks and joints leading to accelerated degen ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
What?: I don't understand your question. Please rephrase.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: For many folks it is painless. It is simply part of the aging process. Depending on your genes, some degeneration begins during the teen years; everyo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Nonsensical: The spinal cord ends at about l-2, and most common disc issues are present at l4-5, and l-5-s-1. In order for a disc to affect the spinal cord, we ar ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Normal: The cord does not travel exactly as the bony architecture does. This is likely more of a comment by the radiologist rather than any real pathology.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
No but: This is likely due to an intervening dextroscoliosis (opposite curve). Doctors will measure it differently, so it is best reviewed by a specialist. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Herniated disc: Lumbar discs can herniate (slip) due to several reasons, main ones being lifting while bending down, sudden jerky motion etc. Usually if a disc does n ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: There are more than 50 genetic foci that have been combined into a scoliosis test to determine whether a curve will progress or not.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Otherway: Typically herniated disk can contribute to exaggerated lordosis.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Spinal decompression: Remember, any changes that occur with traction are temporary. Once normal weight bearing is restored, all changes revert to pre-traction state. Invers ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: number of conservative treatments to try befote surgery. These include: therapy, injections, meds, etc. Please exhaust all of these before am operatio ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Sterling
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
What's the question?: See your doctor and treat the problem. If you have a compressive myelopathy you might need to see a spinal surgeon. Lots of possibilities for treatme ... Read More
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