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I have severe bilateral lower leg muscle spasms due to synovial cysts at l5s1 causing neuroforaminal stenosis.Is surgery an option?

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In brief: Maybe

If your cysts are responsible for "nerve pain", and are associated with nerve root distribution numbness, weakness, and/or muscle atrophy, there may be a good rationale for a surgical approach.
These days, arthroscopic and less invasive techniques are present. Suggest you visit a neurosurgeon and discuss.

In brief: Maybe

If your cysts are responsible for "nerve pain", and are associated with nerve root distribution numbness, weakness, and/or muscle atrophy, there may be a good rationale for a surgical approach.
These days, arthroscopic and less invasive techniques are present. Suggest you visit a neurosurgeon and discuss.
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