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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Haglund
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthritic changes: In the spinal column arthritic changes show up as extra bony growth which can cause pressure on nerves and spasm of muscles...these are called spurs, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
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35 years experience Pain Management
Go conservative: Conservative pain management is always an option #1. Rec. See an interventional pain management specialist for evaluation and treatment. It is a treat ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
See Dr.: It is time to see a spine specialist for a thorough evaluation and to discuss your options. Check out spine-health.Com. Good luck.
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Dr. Stephen Whipple
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
It : It sounds like you have a similar process occurring in both your lumbar and cervical spine. Spinal (thecal sac) and foraminal stenosis (narrowing) ca ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
About 20% of people: With lumbar spinal stenosis will have coexisting cervical spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of a bony canal structure such as the centr ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Wear & tear: The end result of an active lifestyle combined with adverse genetics may include disc degeneration, bone spurs, arthritic spinal , (facet) joints, abn ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Guarded prognosis: This typically means that based on the condition we cannot make a clean cut determination as to which way pone could go. Essentially you have a 50/50 ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Djd: Yes exercise is always good. Degenerative disease is a normal process of getting old. Not all instances are necessarily painful. Exercise with strengt ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Rephrase please: I have a feeling you believe that this FOLLOW UP remark/question is automatically going back to the person who originally answered the question.You've ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Spine disorder: A guarded prognosis means that the future of this disease is not well known and significant complications may occur. No one has a crystal ball so seek ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The indications for spinal surgery are limited and the effectiveness depends on the reason for surgery and multiple other factors. It can be very effe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
19 years experience Family Medicine
Narrowing: In its most simple term, stenosis refers to narrowing, while cervical refers to the neck region. So, cervical spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the s ... Read More
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