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Diagnose in 2014 with arthritis in neck/back and lumbar spondylosis.Having swelling in lower back/ ankle/knee /muscle spasms/shooting pain down leg?

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Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine
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In brief: I would see a back

specialist, such as spine orthopedic or neurosurgeon, for sciatica and spinal stenosis in the lumbar spine.
You will need MRI and/or CT myelograms. If left untreated or undiagnosed, spinal stenosis will debilitate you and push towards non-elective surgery which is never a good thing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.

In brief: I would see a back

specialist, such as spine orthopedic or neurosurgeon, for sciatica and spinal stenosis in the lumbar spine.
You will need MRI and/or CT myelograms. If left untreated or undiagnosed, spinal stenosis will debilitate you and push towards non-elective surgery which is never a good thing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
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