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Can severe spinal stenosis in C5 with disk bulge and radiculopathy in arms go away without surgery?

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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You may try nsaid, oral steroids and an esi series, along with exercises.
If the conservative care fails, then surgery may be nevessary.

In brief: Yes

You may try nsaid, oral steroids and an esi series, along with exercises.
If the conservative care fails, then surgery may be nevessary.
Dr. Will Moorehead
Dr. Will Moorehead
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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

Nonsurgical treatments include physical therapy, traction and steroid injections.
These can often make symptoms resolve without surgery. However, if symptoms progress, or shoulder weakness occurs, you may need to reassess the role of surgery.

In brief: Yes

Nonsurgical treatments include physical therapy, traction and steroid injections.
These can often make symptoms resolve without surgery. However, if symptoms progress, or shoulder weakness occurs, you may need to reassess the role of surgery.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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