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What Doctor To See For A Herniated Disc
Neurosurg or ortho: Both neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons with a spine fellowship are capable to perform the diagnostic workup that includes a history, physical and MRI interpretation. Both of these specialties also understand the various conservative treatments such as chiropractic, pt, pain management, and acupuncture. Your surgeon should be able to transcend the bias to operate and provide optimal care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Herniated disk is also known as Bulging disk. Herniated disk is a medical condition in which the gel like disk between the bones of the spine squeezes out of its center position. Because nerves run in the spine right next to the disk, a herniated disk can compress a nerve and cause symptoms such as low back ...Read more
Got herniated disc C6 2 yrs ago that has not completed healed. Recently lower back started hurting with pain down to foot. What kind of doctor i see?
Carpal Tunnel left wrist. Shoulder bursitis left shoulder. Both hands going numb. C-4 herniated disc. What kind of doctor to see?
Start with spine : I would recommend to start with the spine problem first. The carpal tunnel may be secondary to the spine issue. ...Read more
I have a herniated disc at t8 and t9 and an edema at t7 putting pressure on spinal cord. I see doc friday, should I be worried and careful until then?
Thoracic disc: It is very rare for thoracic discs to suddenly cause neurologic problems... Meaning paralysis. Most often the radiology report sounds worse than the real images reveal. Make sure the orthopaedic spine surgeon puts your complaints, examination and images together to make the right recommendation. It's truly a rare indication for surgery, only if the cord is really bad.... Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of doctor should I see for a herniated disk? Should i see an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon?
Time & exercise: A herniated disc does not necessary require treatment. If there is associated nerve root compression/irritation then treatment may be required. Understand that 90% of pain associated with nerve root irritation will resolve with time. Otc prescription nsaids, oral steroids, heat/cold and stretching exercises will help resolve the acute pain. If not then epidural steroids may be beneficial. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more
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