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A 52-year-old female asked:

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
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
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.
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