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Is surgery effective at treating pinched nerves?

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Dr. Erion Spaho

Neurologist, Surgical

Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Fri, 3 May 2019 in Brain and Spine
Question: Have been diagnosed with 2 pinched nerves at L1 and L2. What is the success rate of surgery for This?
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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Around 90%.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

If the diagnosis and the indications for the surgery are correct, the success rate for surgical treatment of pinched nerves at L1, L2 is around 90%.

There are variations regarding to the surgeon experience, equipment, timing of the surgery, etc.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical
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