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A 49-year-old female asked:

slipped discs and spinal stenosis that is causing leg, toes to be numb sore and tingly. what causes this and how treated? waiting to see surgeon

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Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nerve compression : Slipped disc and spinal stenosis is probably causing nerve entrapment. Conservative treatment is NSAIDs , neuroleptics and Back exercises. Could consider epidural block for pain management. If ISQ then will require decompression surgery and laminectomy.

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Last updated Apr 16, 2018

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