A 56-year-old female asked:
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My neurosurgeon diagnosed and stated I am disabled from cervical and lumbar radiculopathy. He said there is nothing surgical to fix the problems, and ?

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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
28 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Second Opinion: Surgical recommendations can vary from surgeon to surgeon, based upon experience, training, and proficiency. I would suggest at least getting a second opinion from a surgeon who has done additional fellowship training in spinal disorders before surgery is ruled out. You may also want to look into a multidisciplinary pain management program.
Answered on May 25, 2017

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