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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Back pain: You are describing low back arthritis in terms of an MRI of the lumbar spine. Low back pain can be generated from degenerated or torn discs, nerve imp ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adolfo Ramirez-zamora
13 years experience Neurology
No: A functional study like electromyography and nerve conduction studies testing the actual function of the nerves is more accurate.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Low back pain: The low back pain that you describe is arthritis of the lumbar joints. The most common levels affected in the low back are between the l3/4 and l4/5 l ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Facet Arthropathy: Could be facet arthropathy/arthritis. There are joints in the spine where the bones articulate and can develop bone spurs and cause pain typically wi ... Read More
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Dr. Herbert Krob
29 years experience Neurology
Pain : Pain is a complex sensation that reflects both physical and mental states. The most easy to understand pain is pain that comes from a known cause, fo ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
21 years experience Radiology
Depends: If these were 2 separate ct myelograms (at different times) it is possible that the second one has a new finding. If disc pathology progresses, nerve ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Is there: a question here??. Cauda Equina Syndrome is a NEUROSURGICAL EMERGENCY and MOTOR Weakness is a NEUROSURGICAL "RED FLAG"!!!! You should be "actively" in ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick St. Pierre
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cervical strain: Cervical muscle strain is more common at your age than nerve impingement. It may come from just straining the neck or compensating from a shoulder inj ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
PT or surgery: Long head of the biceps tendonitis and rotator cuff pain often occur together. Steroid injections can make the symptoms less but rarely cure the probl ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Still pinched nerve: What is missing is complete history and in your case, more importantly, your exam. An emg/ncs by Rehab Dr. or Neurologist may show which nerves. MRI p ... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Thanks for respond-: -ing. is it pain that keeps you from keeping head up, if so a visit to a fellowship trained spine surgeon may be able to help. this may be due to the ... Read More

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