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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to answer: Ask the doctors who are treating you. Someone who has never examined you cannot help answer that question.

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Don't look at pic: The picture of your back usually does not play a role in your treatment unless you have failed nonop care and have symptoms that warrant surgery and f ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Bed rest: You should try bed rest for an extended period of time, up to 2 weeks. If symptoms improve, you're good. Otherwise, you get to choose what to do.
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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
16 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Be careful: Make sure seeking advice from well-trained spine surgeon. The pathology you mention will not necessarily cause the symptoms you list. Let's say you ha ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Spondylosis: Is loss of vertical height due to disk degeneration. Retrolisthesis means backward slippage of one vertebra over another. If it's mild it shouldn't ca ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
CT & spinal problems: This could be normal if you are not having pain. But suspect you had this done because of pain and you must discuss with your Dr. I do not know you. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Peter Schmidt
13 years experience Pain Management
XRay findings: This means that your L5 vertebral body has moved slightly backwards over S1. Grade 1 means it is mild. The foramina are holes in the vertebrae wear th ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
37 years experience General Surgery
Spine issue: The bones of the spinal column (vertebra) are not properly lined up. A retrolithesis means that one vertebra is pushed back a little bit. The back of ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Both can help: Massage will help with some of the sore muscles that are aggravated by the irritated nerves and the tens unit is very good for pain control by somethi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Whats next: You are doing the right thing by asking questions as you will be better informed about the decisions you'll have to make. One has to first realize pai ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
No: 5 mm is significant. Consider use of a back brace if surgery is not an option at this point

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