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What are the main options for treatment of sciatica?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Spine Pain Options

This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection.

In brief: Spine Pain Options

This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

Depends on cause, but usually one or a combination of pain medication, muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatory agents, physical therapy, transforaminal epidural steroid injection.

In brief: Depends

Depends on cause, but usually one or a combination of pain medication, muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatory agents, physical therapy, transforaminal epidural steroid injection.
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine

In brief: Many

Physical therapy, pain medications, or surgery.

In brief: Many

Physical therapy, pain medications, or surgery.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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