A 34-year-old female asked:
Lv3-lv4 and lv4-lv5 intervertebral disc levels causing narrowing of both lateral recesses along with compression of exiting of nerve roots.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Marc Tressler answered
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
See spine specialist: I would get an evaluation from a spine surgeon, either orthopaedic or neurosurgeon. They can evaluate you properly and treat you with either therapy, epidural injections or other surgical procedures. Treatment of a back problem before it gets too bad is a prudent idea.
Answered on May 11, 2019
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