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What is the difference between lumbar radiculopathy and lumbosacral spondylosis?
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
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Spondylosis refers the development or degenerative changes in the spine, whereas radiculopathy infers the irritation of a nerve in the back.
Spondylosis can lead to a radiculopathy, but there are also other causes of a radiculopathy other than Spondylosis as well.

In brief: See below
Spondylosis refers the development or degenerative changes in the spine, whereas radiculopathy infers the irritation of a nerve in the back.
Spondylosis can lead to a radiculopathy, but there are also other causes of a radiculopathy other than Spondylosis as well.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Nerve v degeneration
Lumbar radiculopathy a pain pattern due to nerve compression and spondylosus a term meaning degeneration of spine which can sometimes lead to a lumbar radiculopathy.

In brief: Nerve v degeneration
Lumbar radiculopathy a pain pattern due to nerve compression and spondylosus a term meaning degeneration of spine which can sometimes lead to a lumbar radiculopathy.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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