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Dec 21, 2009
"Your symptoms are common in those with a slipped disc. This could be at the lowest lumbar disc called the L5-S1 disc. I would suggest that you see a neurosurgeon for a spine evaluation and an MRI of the lumbar-sacral spine area + X-rays..."
Dec 21, 2009
"To sort out your back and leg pain you may also need a spine evaluation and an MRI of the lumbar/sacral spine area. Can your GP coordinate the specialist care that you need?"
Aug 24, 2009
"If you have severed recurrent pain I would recommend that you get an MRI of that region : Cervical spine and Skull Base. I just saw a lady with similar symptoms who has a large cyst causing pressure in the base of the skull. She did we..."
Jun 11, 2009
"I would recommend trying to reconstruct the bone first. If this does not work then a partical excision may be necessary. Dr Prem Pillay Director of Spine and Pain Services Neuro Spine and Pain Center "
Jun 11, 2009
"I would suggest physio and epidural blocks initially. If this is not working then there are several options. If you are looking at no surgery options then I would suggest the X-stop or the newer percutaneous interspinouse devices. This..."
Jun 11, 2009
"I would suggest that you do get an MRI of your cervical spine. You may want to see a physio and see whether he can help relieve your symptoms. "
Jun 11, 2009
"I would not worry too much about this as it is often mild. You should get a reading of the degree of the curvature. You may have had it since childhood. Bracing can help in the growth years. For adult scoliosis, physio may help. For s..."
Jun 11, 2009
"You may want to look at artificial disc replacement instead of fusion. Clinical trials have shown that it is superior to fusion in selected patients. If you fit the profile it may be the better option for you. You can check out the anima..."
May 10, 2009
"I would recommend that you see a physio for thoracic spinal mobilization and exercises. You should try some NSAIDs and muscle relaxants. If the pain persists then you can also add on Lyrica. Dr Prem Pillay Neuro Spine and Pain Center"
May 10, 2009
"It does not sound like anything serious. Its either a bony prominence of the cricoid cartilage which is below the jaw or a muscle spasm in that area. Dr Prem Pillay www.spine-neuro.org"