Spine Care Specialists of Chicago Illinois can help our patients determine if lumbar disc herniation is the cause of their lower back pain symptoms. Generally lumbar disc herniation can cause symptoms of the lower extremities. Pain, numbness, and/or weakness in the foot or leg, as well as pain in the buttocks is common with lumbar disc herniation.
Lumbar Disc Herniation; L1-L2, L2-L3, L3-L4, L4-L5, L5-S1. A Lumbar Disc Herniation is the most common herniated disc from the spinal column. Lumbar herniated discs will normally produce leg, ankle, or foot pain/numbness/weakness/burning, “shooting pain”.
Dr. Dwight Tyndall and Dr. Nitin Khanna at Spine Care Specialists will be able to diagnose lumbar disc herniation and also treat the issue. There are different non-surgical options to help ease the pain of lumbar disc herniation and often times the pain can get better. A few different pain relief options may include:
If through the process of the above treatment options pain is not alleviated, surgery may be considered for lumbar disc herniation. Spine Care Specialists is able to evaluate our patients and their specific condition and symptoms to determine if surgery is the correct choice.
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