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How do physicians treat cauda equina syndrome?
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Dr. Stan Lee
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Spine surgery
A true cauda equina syndrome is rare.
It is a surgical emergency, warranting emergent decompression of the nerve compression.

In brief: Spine surgery
A true cauda equina syndrome is rare.
It is a surgical emergency, warranting emergent decompression of the nerve compression.
Dr. Stan Lee
Dr. Stan Lee
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
If it is acute (just started in the last day or so), it is usually treated urgently (right away).
Start with your primary doctor or spine physician (if you have one). If you cannot get with them, go to urgent care or the nearest emergency room. Chronic cauda equina syndrome can be assessed at your convenience.

In brief: Depends
If it is acute (just started in the last day or so), it is usually treated urgently (right away).
Start with your primary doctor or spine physician (if you have one). If you cannot get with them, go to urgent care or the nearest emergency room. Chronic cauda equina syndrome can be assessed at your convenience.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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