A 25-year-old female asked:
I have scoliosis & l5-s1, does that cause back pain radiating up to neck w/ numbness & tingling in legs & arms?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshianswered
Neurology 25 years experience
Possible: It depends on severity, location, extent and associated defect of spinal cord or nerves.
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Dr. Alexandre De Mouraanswered
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 33 years experience
Yes and no: You need to be seen by an orthopaedic spine specialist. The l5/s1 does not affect your arms but it can affect your legs. You will requires x-rays and mri's of your spine.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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