Donald Corenman, MD, DC
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Caudal epidural is a shotgun approach to the question of an L5 radiculopathy. That injection covers from l4 to S3 so relief is not diagnostic. The bilateral SNRB of L5 is diagnostic so better gives an idea of what surgery would be like.

Dr. Corenman

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Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.