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Causes Of Radiating Pain Other Than Disc Herniation
Vascular disease: Peripheral vascular disease & spinal stenosis both can cause pain into both legs mimicking sciatic pain as can other issues like hip & knee arthritis. Other causes of nerve compression in the spine due to a tumor, infection or fracture can cause this pain. Bilateral pyriformis syndrome can also cause bilateral radiating leg pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Disk herniation may cause pain, numbness and weakness limiting activity and work. You may have to reduce the number of hours and stop working all together. Fortunately disk herniations are treated well by endoscopic spine surgery. This minimally invasive procedure is with a small video camera inserted through a pen sized tube. This allows direct visualization and removal of the disk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are several sources at the tissue level that can contribute to pain in this case. The disc rupture is one, injury and stretch to ligamentous tissue is another, the loss of height increasing facet joint stress is yet another, as well as muscle strains near the site of injury. In many cases, it is not only what can be seen on the MRI that causes pain, but some things that are not seen. ...Read more
Probably not: Although cervical spine problems can be associated with headaches and dizziness, usually these problems originate from the upper cervical segments(c2-5). If you are having arm and/or upper back pain, it is probably the result of these disc herniations. You should know that many patients without symptoms will have c5-7 disc herniations on their MRI which may be a serendipitous finding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can cervical spondylosis n disc herniation cause lumbar spondylosis n lower back n sacrum pain? Are they related?
Can an inversion table cause a pinched nerve if used by someone who has had a disc herniation in the past and has DDD?
Its possible,: I think. Stay off the inversion table with your history. ...Read more
Hi. At T10/T11 there is a right posterolateral disc herniation w/mild central canal stenosis. What symptoms might this cause?
Disc herniation tx: Physical therapy, massage therapy, chiropractic treatment, and acupuncture can all help. Back exercises/stretching, once symptoms start to improve, can help. Yoga may help. I am not aware of nutritional supplements that are likely to help. In fact, for acute onset back pain, prescriptions frequently are not satisfactorily helpful, either. ...Read more
She has diagnosed with Disc Herniation cause she has pain on her both legs, so wanted to ask about Microdiscectomy do you advice us to do it or no ?
Ask for a: referral to a spine specialist, who can advise you on various options for treatment. Microdiscectomy is one option. ...Read more
Often times both: I've answered questions for you on other occasions though I don't recall this category. A disc herniation at L4/L5 could cause both back pain as well as result in radiation of that pain down nerve root distributions which go into the leg. If you'd like a 1-1 consultation with more information on this condition please write and let's VIRTUALLY MEET: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more
I know a lot of core exercises can cause a disc herniation but can the front plank cause one? And does the plank work the bottom stomach muscles?
No: properly done core exercises should not cause a disk herniation unless there was already a weakness or problem with the disc. Your front plank exercises will help your abdominals including the lower section of the abdominals. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck ...Read more
Pain Cervical Disc: Short answer is yes. Pain to all three regions can occur with a cervical disc herniation. Fortunately many people will see improvement of discomfort in 6-8 weeks. Otherwise therapy, steroid injections, or surgery may be required for continued pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NO: A lumbar disc herniation will not cause tingling in the neck. In the cervical spine there is the spinal cord and nerve roots that supply the upper extremities. A disc herniation will not affect the spinal cord or cervical nerve roots. It may result in lower back pain. If lumbar nerve root is compressed/ irritated then you may experience pain, numbness and tingling of the lower extremities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagonosed with a cervical disc herniation pressing against spinal canal (stenosis). Could this cause LPR (silent reflux) somehow?
Can a disc herniation L5S1 cause cramping sensation in the calf muscle? Calf Does not hurt when touched
Hi i am 24 my job is fym coach and i have lumbar disc herniation i would like i be informed adout what kind of problems could this cause to me life;?
What is FYM coach?: Disc herniations can range from causing NO SYMPTOMS & be entirely silent to causing pain, numbness, tingling, weakness in a limb, & many other symptoms that are odd or feel strange or even painful. The good news is there are many ways to address the problem aside from surgery. If you'd like a private consult please contact me @: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Enter Key Code: PDXFNR if prompted ...Read more
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