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What kind of physician should I consult for sciatic nerve/back pain?

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Dr. Justin Lo
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Specialist

I would see a specialist who focuses on treating the spine such as a physiatrist (pm&r physician), an interventional pain specialist, or a spine surgeon.
I would tend to go in that order as i listed them in order of increasing invasiveness. Iif you see a surgeon first, you may be recommended surgery before other conservative options.

In brief: Specialist

I would see a specialist who focuses on treating the spine such as a physiatrist (pm&r physician), an interventional pain specialist, or a spine surgeon.
I would tend to go in that order as i listed them in order of increasing invasiveness. Iif you see a surgeon first, you may be recommended surgery before other conservative options.
Dr. Justin Lo
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Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sciatica

You should first discuss your complaints with your primary care provider, and have him evaluate your symptoms and perform a physical exam. Then your complaints can either be treated by your pcp or you can be referred to a specialist if needed.

In brief: Sciatica

You should first discuss your complaints with your primary care provider, and have him evaluate your symptoms and perform a physical exam. Then your complaints can either be treated by your pcp or you can be referred to a specialist if needed.
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
Dr. M. Jay Petruska
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