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A 57-year-old female asked:

I am having severe incapacitating pain in my hip and down the front of my leg. er doc said sciatica? prescribed medrol (methylprednisolone) dosepak. will this help

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Likely to help but: You need to find a long term solution since steroids are risky over time. Consult a Dr, a physical therapist or chiropractor for exercise/Tx plan. Many things may help. Correct shoes, sitting posture, mattress, proper weight, strength, etc. Accupuncture/pressure - all can work!

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Last updated May 10, 2016

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