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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Depends !: Depends on the severity and extent of the symptoms see rheumatologist. The possibility of reiter's symdrome exists if there is any urethritis.
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Dr. Randolph Rosarion
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spondylolisthesis: Is the forward or backward slippage of one vertebra over another as in your description of an l5- s1 antero-listhesis. It is a frequent cause of low ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Need MRI of spine: Lumbosacral neuralgia, or "back pain, " should be examined clinically, then assessed with imaging, namely mri. If one harbors a herniated disc, then ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
DX--NOT RX: This means that selective block is diagnostic--to find the pain generator. Pain relief is not required to be prolonged to succeed to determine that. T ... Read More
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Dr. Rita Agarwal
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Talk to doctor: There may be other treatments and approaches. Exercise, pt, stretching can all help.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Fung
14 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: There are many physical signs of nerve root compression and not all have to be present to raise suspicion. Straight leg raise, flexion, extension, sid ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Comments: It is possible that you are suffering from sciatica, and the most likely nerve root levels would be L-5 and/or S-1 There are other explanations, and y ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Nerve injury: The L5 nerve root exits at the l4/5 level and is responsible for raising the foot and big toe. The nerve can be be repaired but the recovery can be mo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
46 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This may gradually improve but a nerve injury may take a year to resolve.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Stretching : Try lower back stretching exercises and do them daily and religiously. Even yoga can help. There are many YouTube videos that will get you started. Fl ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
It could be a result: Of your back issues. Get a nerve conduction study and consult neurologist.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need in person: amt of pain not always related to apparent imaged pathology. see a physiatrist or neurosurgeon to consult..
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