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What is the treatment for lumbar radiculopathy?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Multiple, going from least to most involved: time to see if it will get better on its own, rest, oral medication, therapy or chiropractic and other noninvasive options, interventional pain management/epidural steroid injections, surgical consideration.

In brief: Varies

Multiple, going from least to most involved: time to see if it will get better on its own, rest, oral medication, therapy or chiropractic and other noninvasive options, interventional pain management/epidural steroid injections, surgical consideration.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: It depends on the

Severity of the condition, minor cases could be treated by medications and physical therapy, severe cases need surgical decompression.

In brief: It depends on the

Severity of the condition, minor cases could be treated by medications and physical therapy, severe cases need surgical decompression.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Radiculopathy

The treatment is based on the severity of the symptoms, numbness and pain only is usually first treated with physical therapy.
If muscle weakness, bowel or bladder issues are present then surgery is will become the most likely treatment\.

In brief: Radiculopathy

The treatment is based on the severity of the symptoms, numbness and pain only is usually first treated with physical therapy.
If muscle weakness, bowel or bladder issues are present then surgery is will become the most likely treatment\.
Dr. James Goodrich
Dr. James Goodrich
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management

In brief: Lumbar radiculopathy

There are many treatments for lumbar radiculopathy like heat pads, accupuncture, chiropractic therapy, exercise, massage, medications, injections .
.. Please see a pain management doctor for evaluation. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Lumbar radiculopathy

There are many treatments for lumbar radiculopathy like heat pads, accupuncture, chiropractic therapy, exercise, massage, medications, injections .
.. Please see a pain management doctor for evaluation. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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