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Sciatica Treatment

Treatment options for sciatica include physical therapy, medication, epidural steroid injections, and surgery.

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar spinal stenosis occurs from various causes, typically with pain in the leg. There are several nonsurgical and surgical treatment options available.

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Cervical Spine Surgery

Cervical spine surgeries, which can be open or minimally invasive, are done to remove bone spurs or herniated discs and to create additional space for nerve tissue.

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Cervical Herniated Disc Video

See what a cervical herniated disc looks like and understand its symptoms, causes, and treatments in this animated cervical herniated disc video.

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Sciatica Causes and Symptoms Video

Sciatica is leg pain caused by a problem in the low back. Watch an animated video that details the causes and symptoms of sciatica.

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