A 39-year-old member asked:
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can you have cervical and lumbar radiculopathy together?

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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sure: Happens all the time.
Answered on Nov 16, 2017
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: It is more common with people with a family history of disc problems as well as with smokers. Even with no family history and good lifestyle choices this can occur. 90% resolve without any surgery.
Answered on Oct 13, 2012

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