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Can acupuncturist or chiropractor solve the problem of spinal cord compression?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

They may be able to relieve some pain. But cure-no1.

In brief: No

They may be able to relieve some pain. But cure-no1.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

If you are having symptoms (problems) relating to cord compression (numbness, tingling, weakness, poor hand control, trouble walking, bladder control issues), you should consider urgent consultation with a spinal surgeon.
Call your primary doctor, or go to the nearest urgent care or emergency room.

In brief: Probably not

If you are having symptoms (problems) relating to cord compression (numbness, tingling, weakness, poor hand control, trouble walking, bladder control issues), you should consider urgent consultation with a spinal surgeon.
Call your primary doctor, or go to the nearest urgent care or emergency room.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Both of these people can offer some pain relief but they do not diagnose or cure anything.
If indeed you have compression of your cord, an orthopedic specialist should be consulted to have this evaluated and treated.

In brief: No

Both of these people can offer some pain relief but they do not diagnose or cure anything.
If indeed you have compression of your cord, an orthopedic specialist should be consulted to have this evaluated and treated.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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