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Can Scoliosis Cause Sciatica
Short leg cause scoliosis, sciatica, stenosis, disc bulge. Lift on now, still hurts. Surgeon says too young for fusion surgery that chiro wants? I'm 32.
Scoliosis: The indications for scoliosis surgery are based on the degree of the deformity and not the age of the patient. When the curve is greater than 40 degrees or progressive in nature then surgery is recommended. Consider a second opinion with a surgeon who specializes in spinal deformities. ...Read more
Dr told me I have sciatica and scoliosis. He ordered an mri. I'm 17 yo. Why did he order MRI and how can I relieve sciatica pain?
Herniated disk, scoliosis, degenerative disk disease and sciatica. In pain what's the best treatment?
Start w conservative: Start w conservative treatment including physical therapy, epidural injection at the site of the nerve root irritation, and bracing as needed for pain relief. Core strengthening is very important. Surgery may be needed if all else fails. A good physical exam, history, and review of various imaging studies go into deciding what surgery you may need. Please keep us updated. ...Read more
I has an MRI and found out I have a tumor, a cyst, scoliosis and multiple bulging discs and sciatica should I take pain meds?
Depends: Many of the conditions you have described can cause pain and limitation in your function and using pain medication to great this pain is certainly one alternative to treat your symptoms. I would encourage you to be seen by a specialist to discuss your diagnosis in more detail and then your treatment options in more detail. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Will physical therapy improve the posture of my body (my pelvis is tilted and I limp, because of severe sciatica and discopathy....no scoliosis!)?
It can: However it will need to be something you continue after the therapy has ended. If you stop doing the exercises then you will lose the benefits in the long run. ...Read more
I started antibiotic for kidney infection yesterday and was given orthopedic consult for sciatica and scoliosis. Now I have a low fever (99.5)Normal?
Lumbar scoliosis. Experiencing sciatica pain. Recently accompanied by muscle spasms in buttocks and calf. Tingling and numbness in arms and hands?
Lumbar scoliosis: Where you diagnosed by a physician. While the tingling and numbness in the arms may result from cervical radiculopathy, The spasms in the buttocks and legs may be related to the lumbar scoliosis. An evaluation and possible radiological studies will be helpful. Your age and full medical history ...Read more
I have slight scoliosis. Experience low back pain. Have been receiving spinal manipulation treatments. Now get tingle sensations low back what's wrong?
Core strengthening: You might try avoiding the spinal manipulations for awhile and try core strengthening exercises. Spinal stabilization exercises are indicated for many spine related conditions, at the recommendation of your doctor, a therapist can design a program specifically for you. ...Read more
400 mg of ibuprofen daily is enough to handle the chronic low back pain from my scoliosis. Is this amount daily dangerous for the long term?
Awful low back pain. Gets difficult to walk, sit, and stand. 1 week. H/o scoliosis, bulging disc l4-l5. What's causing it? Why is it so debilitating?
Acute lumbar Syndrom: Most likely you had an acute lumbar syndrome characterized by muscle spasm. The this really depends on whether it be the bulging disc or something else is causing. Usually the rest can help. If you are still in such pain, please see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Mom has severe scoliosis, and dr noticed on l spine xray that my spine curves. Could this be causing my persistent low back pain? Hereditary? Tumor?
Awful low back pain. Scoliosis. L4-l5 bulging disc. 1 year last time pain. Hurts to walk, sit, do anything. Radiates to thighs. What's causing this?
I have severe low back pain on the lower right side & bulging disc & harrington rods for scoliosis, my curvature was at a 69°.Tingling legs & arms?
I'm in unbareable pain I have scoloisis knots start at mid back n low back pain. Butt. Hip. Leg. Feet. Neck pain. What kind of treatment is there for it?
Scoliosis: How long have you been dealing with the pain? What you done for muscle pain before? You need to consult a physician for physical exam to exclude neuropathy or other pathologies and likely get started on muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories and analgesics as well as referral to physical therapy. ...Read more
Type of spine curve: There are multiple reasons for scoliosis &one is known as a congenital type which is when there is a deformity of the bones (vertebra) of the spine that one is born with & leads to an early curvature of the spine. Some don't need surgery & others do. They tend to not respond to bracing & can be very progressive in terms of a rapidly worsening curve & may be associated with other medical issues. ...Read more
Orthopedic follow up: Congenital scoliosis should be followed closely by an orthopedic doc that treats scoliosis. The issue is usually that one side of the spine grows faster than the other due to failure of one or more segments to separate or form. It progresses over time as the child grows. ...Read more
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