A 44-year-old male asked:
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Fall at work that MRI confirm disc herniation. Had labral surgery and have back pain and sciatic. Ortho did strait leg which was neg. Spine doc wants to do surgery. Injections failed. Who to believe?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Not an easy one: I understand your doubts and fears. Unfortunately, without tapping deeper into your case, it will be impossible to guide you with your next decision. You deserve a thorough look through your history and a comprehensive physical exam with review of labwork and studies done.
Answered on Nov 26, 2013

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