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Disc Pinching Nerve
Had knee replacement surgery dec 14th. I have a collapsed disc, pinch nerve, a cyst and osteoarthritis of spine pain in back while exercising persist?
See a doctor: Sounds like you are a perfect candidate to see a physiatrist. These are specialists in musculoskeletal medicine. You are the type of patient that i tend to see a lot. Find one in your area who specializes in musculoskeletal medicine and ask your primary care doctor for a referral. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Slipped disc, pinch nerve or muscle strain? I have 3 days lower back mild pressure in one point in the hip near spine. On difen b12 and muscle relaxer
Back pain: A number of over the counter medications can help with mild back pain, including ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen. Other prescriptions, nsaids, help with inflammation and pain. Muscle relaxants, narcotic pain meds can be given for severe pai, short term. Cortisone oral or injectable medication reduce swelling and pain. Meds for chronic nerve pain, gabapentin, can reduce pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two herniated cervical discs pinching a nerve. Can chiropractic adjustments help or will they make them worse?
May help may make. .: ...it worse. Even if better, DC does not unherniate it. Follow a spine surgeon's rec's. ...Read more
Have scs for low back&leg sciatic pain,started having mid/upper back pain ,elbow&lower arm pain&weak hands.could this be another disc pinching a nerve?
Neck pain: Yes. People with arthritis in the low back often have arthritis in the neck. A pinched nerve in the neck can lead to radiating arm pain, headaches, numbness, weakness, imbalance, and difficulty with urination. A myelogram and CT scan of the neck is required to evaluate the cervical spine. Most spinal cord stimulators are not MRI compatible. ...Read more
I have a herniated disc at c6c7 pinching a nerve causing cervical radiculopathy down my arm. Will the pain and numbness go away suddenly or gradually?
I have a disc herniation causing a pinched nerve so will I need to have part of the disc removed?
Disc removal : Most disk herniations that cause nerve pain will get better with conservative treatment in 6-8 weeks. If the pain does not improve at that point then epidural steroid injections or surgery to remove the disc can be an option. Talk to your primary doctor about a referral to a surgeon if you pain does not improve in 6-8 weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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