A 38-year-old member asked:
Can you explain the diagnosis of lumbar radiculopathy?
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Critical Care 24 years experience
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Neurosurgery 40 years experience
Lumbar radiculopathy: Lumbar radiculopathy refers to pain where a nerve is compressed in the lower back/lumbar region causing pain that radiates or shoots down the leg following the innervation pattern of the nerve that is being compressed.
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Sure: Lumbar radiculopathy refers to the typical symptoms of a "pinched nerve". These include severe, lancinating pain in a consistent distribution. Other symptoms include numbness or tingling and occasionally weakness. It is most commonly caused by a herniated disc. Check out spine-health.Com.
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Last updated Sep 15, 2013
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