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What Is Nerve Compression Syndrome? - Dr. Wang (VIDEO)

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Dr. Wang describes nerve compression syndrome.

Dr. Wang:
Well, nerve compression syndrome is a general term. Obviously there’s nerves in the body and whenever there’s something pinching it, whether it be a herniated disc or a bone spur or some other form of arthritis, it’s a general term we use.

About Dr. Wang, M.D.:
Dr. Jeffrey Wang, M.D., is the Chief of Spine Surgery and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurology at the UCLA School of Medicine. He specializes in all spine disorders in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar area. His research interests include gene therapy for the treatment of spinal disorders, minimally invasive surgery for spinal disorders, bone growth biological proteins, and biomedical engineering of non-invasive spine surgery using high intensity focused ultrasonic waves.

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