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which doctor do you see for scoliosis and herniated disk
A 37-year-old female asked:
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Ortho / neurosurgeon: Orthopedists treat both scoliosis & herniated discs. However, you want to see and ortho-spine specialist & not just any ortho. Neurosurgeons a ... Read More
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40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Rarely a surgeon as : 90% get better without surgery. So any doctor can claim a 90% success rate. You can see your pcp, a physiatrist, neurologist, pain management physic ... Read More
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, .
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sure: Leg pain numbnes pain withl eg straightening MRI find abnormality that match patient symptoms see neurocsurgeon or spinal surgeon.
A 39-year-old male asked:
39 years experience Pain Management
Weakness: Adam - your sciatic nerve is compressed and you have weakness on dorsiflexion This should be checked right away to see exactly what is happening. Anyo ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Those conditions happened in the same area and your spine surgeon will take x-ray and MRI to see to see if you have this condition? And advise accordi ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Start w conservative: Start w conservative treatment including physical therapy, epidural injection at the site of the nerve root irritation, and bracing as needed for pain ... Read More
A member asked:
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Either. : Either. Whoever you decide to see, it is better to see someone who has completed a spine surgery fellowship in addition to their residency training.
A 21-year-old member asked:
29 years experience Neurosurgery
Exam, MRI: If your complaints and physical examination suggest a disc herniation, the diagnosis can be confirmed with an mri.
A 45-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Family Medicine
See primary care: It is best to see your primary care physician locally for a recommendation. They will know the local doctors and can give you a referral for an othop ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Three options: There are three treatments for herniated disks that lead to sciatica. Physical treatments (pt, chirpractic, traction) medical treatment (nsaids, pai ... Read More
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