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I have scoliosis & l5-s1, does that cause back pain radiating up to neck w/ numbness & tingling in legs & arms?

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Possible: It depends on severity, location, extent and associated defect of spinal cord or nerves.

Answered 4/24/2015

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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 10/4/2016

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