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Sciatic Nerve Pain Diagnosis

Just because you feel any of these symptoms does not automatically mean you’re suffering from Sciatica. However, if an injury has led to these symptoms, the symptoms are intense, or they’ve not subsided after several weeks, you should seek medical attention. During a consultation at Progressive Spine & Orthopaedics, Dr. Rovner will:

  • Review your medical history and any test results you bring with you.
  • Determine the cause of your symptoms through a physical exam.
  • Order any necessary tests, e.g. x-rays or MRI scans.
  • Educate you on your diagnosis.
  • Provide, and discuss, treatment options with you.
  • Together, you will decide on the treatment option that works best for you.

Treatment of Sciatic Nerve Pain

Spine surgeon Dr. Rovner of New Jersey recommends surgical treatment only as a last resort. If your diagnosis is sciatica, the treatment options he’ll discuss with you are

  • Modified activity
  • Medication
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgery: Lumbar discectomy or lumbar laminectomy

Your New Jersey Spine Surgeon for Sciatic Nerve Pain

As an award-winning New Jersey spine surgeon, Dr. Joshua Rovner delivers comprehensive treatment for Sciatic Nerve Pain, whether spine surgery or non-surgical treatment is the best approach. Board certified to practice in New York and New Jersey, Dr. Joshua Rovner is among few spine surgeons in NJ with depth of experience and expertise for advanced and minimally-invasive spinal surgery. Schedule a consultation today and contact us.

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