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What are the causes of lumbar radiculopathy?

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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

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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Dr. Christopher Kager
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Causes

Typically either stenosis (a narrowing in your spine), or a disc bulge or herniation, pinching a nerve.

In brief: Causes

Typically either stenosis (a narrowing in your spine), or a disc bulge or herniation, pinching a nerve.
Dr. Christopher Kager
Dr. Christopher Kager
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several

Lumbar radiculopathy is most commonly caused by a herniated disc.
Other causes are spinal stenosis, degenerative scoliosis, infection and trauma. Check out spine-health.Com.

In brief: Several

Lumbar radiculopathy is most commonly caused by a herniated disc.
Other causes are spinal stenosis, degenerative scoliosis, infection and trauma. Check out spine-health.Com.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Anything that can

Compress a spinal nerve or several of them: fracture, disc herniation, tumor, infection, a cyst, degenerative hypertrophic (overgrowth) changes, spinal stenosis, a hematoma or blood clot, a spinal deformity or instability.

In brief: Anything that can

Compress a spinal nerve or several of them: fracture, disc herniation, tumor, infection, a cyst, degenerative hypertrophic (overgrowth) changes, spinal stenosis, a hematoma or blood clot, a spinal deformity or instability.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Radiculopathy

Disc herniations spinal stenosis.

In brief: Radiculopathy

Disc herniations spinal stenosis.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Pinching

It is usually related to some form of "pinching" often from a disc problem or a bone spur.

In brief: Pinching

It is usually related to some form of "pinching" often from a disc problem or a bone spur.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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