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
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi answered
22 years experience Neurology
Possible: It depends on severity, location, extent and associated defect of spinal cord or nerves.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
Dr. Alexandre De Moura answered
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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